What does sup mean?

Definitions for supsʌp

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sup.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. swallow, sup(verb)

    a small amount of liquid food

    "a sup of ale"

  2. sup(verb)

    take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon


  1. sup(Contraction)

    How are you? What is new?

    'sup bro?

  2. Origin: of what's up.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sup(verb)

    to take into the mouth with the lips, as a liquid; to take or drink by a little at a time; to sip

  2. Sup(noun)

    a small mouthful, as of liquor or broth; a little taken with the lips; a sip

  3. Sup(verb)

    to eat the evening meal; to take supper

  4. Sup(verb)

    to treat with supper

  5. Origin: [See Supper.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sup

    sup, v.t. to take into the mouth, as a liquid: (Scot.) to eat with a spoon.—v.i. to eat the evening meal: (B.) to sip:—pr.p. sup′ping; pa.t. and pa.p. supped.—n. a small mouthful, as of a liquid. [A.S. súpan; Ice. súpa, Ger. saufen, to drink.]

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Anagrams for sup »

  1. ups, UPS

  2. USP

  3. pus, PUS

  4. PSU


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sup in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Arisa Hosaka:

    Feed a fever, starve a cold. Lightly sup with rickets.

  2. Overbury:

    If a man die young he hath left us at dinner; it is bed-time with a man of three score and ten; and he that lives a hundred years hath walked a mile after supper. This life is but one day of three meals, or one meal of three courses?childhood, youth, and old age. To sup well is to live well, and that?s the way to sleep well.

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