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sup 1

 (sŭp)
tr. & intr.v. supped, sup·ping, sups
To eat or drink (something) or engage in eating or drinking by taking small swallows or mouthfuls: supped the hot soup; supped away daintily.
n.
A small swallow or mouthful of liquid food; a sip.

[Middle English soupen, from Old English sūpan; see seuə-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

sup 2

 (sŭp)
intr.v. supped, sup·ping, sups
To eat an evening meal; have supper.

[Middle English soupen, from Old French souper, from soupe, soup; see soup.]

sup

(sʌp)
vb, sups, supping or supped
1. (Cookery) (intr) archaic to have supper
2. (Cookery) (tr) obsolete to provide with supper
[C13: from Old French soper; see sup2]

sup

(sʌp)
vb, sups, supping or supped
1. (Physiology) to partake of (liquid) by swallowing a little at a time
2. (Physiology) dialect Scot and Northern English to drink
n
a sip
[Old English sūpan; related to Old High German sūfan, German saufen; see also sup1]

sup1

(sʌp)

v. supped, sup•ping. v.i.
1. to eat the evening meal; have supper.
v.t.
2. to provide with or entertain at supper.
[1250–1300; Middle English s(o)upen < Old French souper to have supper < Germanic; compare Old English sūpan to swallow, taste, sip. See sup2]

sup2

(sʌp)

v. supped, sup•ping,
n. v.t.
1. to take (liquid food or any liquid) into the mouth in small quantities; sip.
v.i.
2. to take liquid into the mouth in small quantities.
n.
3. a mouthful or small portion of drink or liquid food; sip.
[before 900; Old English sūpan, c. Middle Low German sūpen, Old High German sūfan, Old Norse sūpa to drink. compare sip, sop, soup, sup1]

sup-

var. of sub- before p: suppose.

sup.

1. superior.
2. superlative.
3. supine.
4. supplement.
5. supply.
6. supra.

sup


Past participle: supped
Gerund: supping

Imperative
sup
sup
Present
I sup
you sup
he/she/it sups
we sup
you sup
they sup
Preterite
I supped
you supped
he/she/it supped
we supped
you supped
they supped
Present Continuous
I am supping
you are supping
he/she/it is supping
we are supping
you are supping
they are supping
Present Perfect
I have supped
you have supped
he/she/it has supped
we have supped
you have supped
they have supped
Past Continuous
I was supping
you were supping
he/she/it was supping
we were supping
you were supping
they were supping
Past Perfect
I had supped
you had supped
he/she/it had supped
we had supped
you had supped
they had supped
Future
I will sup
you will sup
he/she/it will sup
we will sup
you will sup
they will sup
Future Perfect
I will have supped
you will have supped
he/she/it will have supped
we will have supped
you will have supped
they will have supped
Future Continuous
I will be supping
you will be supping
he/she/it will be supping
we will be supping
you will be supping
they will be supping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been supping
you have been supping
he/she/it has been supping
we have been supping
you have been supping
they have been supping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been supping
you will have been supping
he/she/it will have been supping
we will have been supping
you will have been supping
they will have been supping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been supping
you had been supping
he/she/it had been supping
we had been supping
you had been supping
they had been supping
Conditional
I would sup
you would sup
he/she/it would sup
we would sup
you would sup
they would sup
Past Conditional
I would have supped
you would have supped
he/she/it would have supped
we would have supped
you would have supped
they would have supped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sup - a small amount of liquid foodsup - a small amount of liquid food; "a sup of ale"
mouthful, taste - a small amount eaten or drunk; "take a taste--you'll like it"
Verb1.sup - take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon
ingest, consume, have, take in, take - serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"

sup

verb
To take into the mouth and swallow (a liquid):
Informal: swig, toss down (or off).
Slang: belt.
noun
An act of drinking or the amount swallowed:
Informal: swig.
Slang: belt.
Translations

sup

[sʌp]
A. VIcenar
to sup off sth; sup on sthcenar algo
B. VT (also to sup up) → sorber, beber a sorbos

sup

vt (esp N Engl, Scot) → trinken
vi (old: = dine) → zu Abend essen; to sup off or on somethingetw zu Abend essen; he that sups with the devil must have a long spoon (Prov) → wer den Teufel zum Freund hat, kommt leicht in die Hölle (Prov)
n (= drink)Schluck m
References in classic literature ?
Take them, man, I have no need for them; for I now neither shave, sup, nor pray till --but here --to work
They allowed him to sup in the servants' hall, and gave him a bed in the stables.
Goddard had dressed it on a Sunday, and asked all the three teachers, Miss Nash, and Miss Prince, and Miss Richardson, to sup with her.