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sip

 (sĭp)
v. sipped, sip·ping, sips
v.tr.
1. To drink in small quantities.
2. To drink from in sips.
v.intr.
To drink something in sips.
n.
1. The act of sipping.
2. A small quantity of liquid sipped.

[Middle English sippen; see seuə- in Indo-European roots.]

sip′per n.

sip

(sɪp)
vb, sips, sipping or sipped
to drink (a liquid) by taking small mouthfuls; drink gingerly or delicately
n
1. a small quantity of a liquid taken into the mouth and swallowed
2. an act of sipping
[C14: probably from Low German sippen]
ˈsipper n

sip

(sɪp)

v. sipped, sip•ping,
n. v.t.
1. to drink (a liquid) a little at a time; take small tastes of.
2. to drink from a little at a time.
v.i.
3. to drink by sips.
n.
4. an act or instance of sipping; a small taste of a liquid.
5. a small quantity taken by sipping.
[1350–1400; Middle English (v.), akin to Low German sippen to sip]
sip′per, n.
syn: See drink.

sip

  • delibation - A taste or sip.
  • sip - Probably a modification of sup.
  • tiff - Weak or diluted liquor; to tiff is to drink liquor slowly or sip it.
  • dibble - "To drink like a duck," lifting up the head after each sip.

sip


Past participle: sipped
Gerund: sipping

Imperative
sip
sip
Present
I sip
you sip
he/she/it sips
we sip
you sip
they sip
Preterite
I sipped
you sipped
he/she/it sipped
we sipped
you sipped
they sipped
Present Continuous
I am sipping
you are sipping
he/she/it is sipping
we are sipping
you are sipping
they are sipping
Present Perfect
I have sipped
you have sipped
he/she/it has sipped
we have sipped
you have sipped
they have sipped
Past Continuous
I was sipping
you were sipping
he/she/it was sipping
we were sipping
you were sipping
they were sipping
Past Perfect
I had sipped
you had sipped
he/she/it had sipped
we had sipped
you had sipped
they had sipped
Future
I will sip
you will sip
he/she/it will sip
we will sip
you will sip
they will sip
Future Perfect
I will have sipped
you will have sipped
he/she/it will have sipped
we will have sipped
you will have sipped
they will have sipped
Future Continuous
I will be sipping
you will be sipping
he/she/it will be sipping
we will be sipping
you will be sipping
they will be sipping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sipping
you have been sipping
he/she/it has been sipping
we have been sipping
you have been sipping
they have been sipping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sipping
you will have been sipping
he/she/it will have been sipping
we will have been sipping
you will have been sipping
they will have been sipping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sipping
you had been sipping
he/she/it had been sipping
we had been sipping
you had been sipping
they had been sipping
Conditional
I would sip
you would sip
he/she/it would sip
we would sip
you would sip
they would sip
Past Conditional
I would have sipped
you would have sipped
he/she/it would have sipped
we would have sipped
you would have sipped
they would have sipped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sip - a small drink
deglutition, swallow, drink - the act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
Verb1.sip - drink in sips; "She was sipping her tea"
drink, imbibe - take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"

sip

verb
1. drink, taste, sample, sup Jessica sipped her drink thoughtfully.
noun
1. swallow, mouthful, swig, drop, taste, slurp, thimbleful Harry took a sip of Bourbon.

sip

verb
To take into the mouth and swallow (a liquid):
Informal: swig, toss down (or off).
Slang: belt.
noun
1. An act of drinking or the amount swallowed:
Informal: swig.
Slang: belt.
2. A small amount of liquor:
Informal: nip, slug.
Slang: snort.
Translations
رَشْفَهيَرْشُف
xarrupar
malý doušeksrkat
lille slurknippe
kortyol
dreypa á, súpasopi
siurbčioti
malciņšmalkot
malý dúšoksŕkať
srebatisrkljaj
yudumyudumlamak

sip

[sɪp]
A. Nsorbo m
C. VI (also to sip at) → sorber, beber a sorbitos

sip

[ˈsɪp]
n [drink] → gorgée f
to take a sip of sth → prendre une gorgée de qch
to take a sip from one's glass → prendre une gorgée de son verre
vt [+ drink] → boire à petites gorgées
vi
to sip at sth → prendre une gorgée de qch

sip

nSchluck m; (very small) → Schlückchen nt
vtin kleinen Schlucken trinken; (suspiciously, daintily) → nippen an (+dat); (= savour)schlürfen
vi to sip at somethingan etw (dat)nippen

sip

[sɪp]
1. nsorso

sip

(sip) past tense, past participle sipped verb
to drink in very small mouthfuls.
noun
a very small mouthful. She took a sip of the medicine.

sip

n. sorbo, trago;
v. sorber.

sip

n sorbo; sip of water..sorbo de agua; vt (pret & pp sipped; ger sipping) sorber
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