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soup

 (so͞op)
n.
1. A liquid food prepared from meat, fish, or vegetable stock combined with various other ingredients and often containing solid pieces.
2. Slang Something having the appearance or a consistency suggestive of soup, especially:
a. Dense fog.
b. Nitroglycerine.
3. Primordial soup.
4. A chaotic or unfortunate situation.
Phrasal Verb:
soup up Slang
To modify (something) so as to increase its capacity to perform or satisfy, especially to add horsepower or greater speed potential to (an engine or a vehicle).
Idiom:
in the soup Slang
Having difficulties; in trouble.

[Middle English soupe, from Old French, of Germanic origin; see seuə- in Indo-European roots. Soup up, from soup, material injected into a horse to make it run faster (influenced by supercharge).]

soup

(suːp)
n
1. (Cookery) a liquid food made by boiling or simmering meat, fish, vegetables, etc, usually served hot at the beginning of a meal
2. (Photography) informal a photographic developer
3. informal anything resembling soup in appearance or consistency, esp thick fog. See also peasouper
4. (Elements & Compounds) a slang name for nitroglycerine
5. in the soup informal in trouble or difficulties
[C17: from Old French soupe, from Late Latin suppa, of Germanic origin; compare Middle High German suppe, Old Norse soppa soup]

soup

(sup)

n.
1. a liquid food made by simmering vegetables, seasonings, and often meat or fish.
2. Slang. a thick fog.
3. Slang. added power, esp. horsepower.
4. Slang. nitroglycerine.
v.t.
5. soup up, Slang.
a. to increase the power or top speed of (an engine or vehicle).
b. to enliven.
Idioms:
1. from soup to nuts, from beginning to end.
2. in the soup, Slang. in trouble.
[1645–55; < French soupe, Old French souppe, sope < Germanic; compare Dutch sopen to dunk; akin to sop]
soup′less, adj.
soup′like`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid foodsoup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
soup du jour - the soup that a restaurant is featuring on a given day
alphabet soup - soup that contains small noodles in the shape of letters of the alphabet
consomme - clear soup usually of beef or veal or chicken
bisque - a thick cream soup made from shellfish
borsch, borscht, borsh, borshch, borsht, bortsch - a Russian or Polish soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation
broth - a thin soup of meat or fish or vegetable stock
broth, stock - liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces; "she made gravy with a base of beef stock"
chicken soup - soup made from chicken broth
cock-a-leekie, cocky-leeky - soup made from chicken boiled with leeks
gazpacho - a soup made with chopped tomatoes and onions and cucumbers and peppers and herbs; served cold
gumbo - a soup or stew thickened with okra pods
julienne - a clear soup garnished with julienne vegetables
marmite - soup cooked in a large pot
mock turtle soup - soup made from a calf's head or other meat in imitation of green turtle soup
mulligatawny - a soup of eastern India that is flavored with curry; prepared with a meat or chicken base
oxtail soup - a soup made from the skinned tail of an ox
pea soup - a thick soup made of dried peas (usually made into a puree)
pepper pot, Philadelphia pepper pot - a soup made with vegetables and tripe and seasoned with peppercorns; often contains dumplings
minestrone, petite marmite, vegetable soup - soup made with a variety of vegetables
potage, pottage - thick (often creamy) soup
green turtle soup, turtle soup - soup usually made of the flesh of green turtles
eggdrop soup - made by stirring beaten eggs into a simmering broth
chowder - a thick soup or stew made with milk and bacon and onions and potatoes
wonton soup, won ton, wonton - a soup with won ton dumplings
split-pea soup - made of stock and split peas with onions carrots and celery
green pea soup, potage St. Germain - made of fresh green peas and stock with shredded lettuce onion and celery
lentil soup - made of stock and lentils with onions carrots and celery
Scotch broth - a thick soup made from beef or mutton with vegetables and pearl barley
vichyssoise - a creamy potato soup flavored with leeks and onions; usually served cold
2.soup - any composition having a consistency suggestive of soup
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
composition - a mixture of ingredients
3.soup - an unfortunate situation; "we're in the soup now"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
situation, position - a condition or position in which you find yourself; "the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils"; "found herself in a very fortunate situation"
Verb1.soup - dope (a racehorse)
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
dope up, dope - give a narcotic to; "The athletes were dope by the coach before the race"

soup

noun broth, bisque, chowder, consommé, bouillon, goulash, pot au feu home-made chicken soup

soup

noun
A difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition:
Informal: bind, pickle, spot.
Translations
حَسَاءحَساء، شوربَهيُحَسِّن أو يُقَوّي المُحَرِّك
polévkavylepšit
suppetune
keitto
juha
leves
súpa
スープ
수프
zupa
polievkazvýšiť výkon
juha
soppa
ซุป
çorbagücünü arttırmak
súp

soup

[suːp]
A. N (thin) → caldo m, consomé m; (thick) → sopa f
vegetable soupsopa f de verduras
to be in the soupestar en apuros
B. CPD soup kitchen Ncomedor m popular, olla f común
soup plate Nplato m sopero
soup spoon Ncuchara f sopera
soup tureen Nsopera f

soup

[ˈsuːp] nsoupe f, potage m
vegetable soup → soupe f aux légumes
to be in the soup > (fig)être dans le pétrin soup bowl nbol m de soupesoup course npotage msouped-up [ˌsuːptˈʌp] adj [engine] → gonflé(e); [car] → préparé(e), trafiqué(e); [version] → amélioré(e)soup kitchen nsoupe f populairesoup plate nassiette f creuse, assiette f à soupesoup spoon ncuillère f à soupesoup tureen nsoupière f

soup

nSuppe f; to be in the soup (inf)in der Tinte or Patsche sitzen (inf)

soup

:
soup kitchen
nVolksküche f; (for disaster area etc) → Feldküche f
soup plate
soup spoon
soup tureen

soup

[suːp] nminestra; (thick) → zuppa; (clear) → brodo
vegetable soup → minestra di verdura
to be in the soup (fam) → essere or trovarsi nei pasticci

soup1

(suːp) noun
a liquid food made from meat, vegetables etc. She made some chicken soup.
in the soup
in serious trouble. If she's found out about it, we're all in the soup!

soup2

verb
soup up to improve the performance of a car or motor-cycle by making its engine more powerful etc.

soup

حَسَاء polévka suppe Suppe σούπα sopa keitto soupe juha minestra スープ 수프 soep suppe zupa sopa суп soppa ซุป çorba súp

soup

n sopa, (broth-based, without cream) caldo
References in classic literature ?
As she seated herself and was about to begin to eat her soup, which had been served when she entered the room, several persons informed her simultaneously that Robert was going to Mexico.
If she saw him she would run off at full speed and soon come back with something in a tin or basket, some hot soup or pudding Polly had ready.
It de- ceives the eye; you think it is a new fact; it gives you the idea that the court is carrying on like everything; this excites you, and you drain the whole column, with a good appetite, and perhaps never notice that it's a barrel of soup made out of a single bean.
When we got back to the hotel, King Arthur's Round Table was ready for us in its white drapery, and the head waiter and his first assistant, in swallow-tails and white cravats, brought in the soup and the hot plates at once.
Being made of a whole sheet, that way, there was rope enough for forty pies if we'd a wanted them, and plenty left over for soup, or sausage, or anything you choose.
All in that region was fire and commotion; the soup and fish were in the last stage of projection, and the cook hung over her crucibles in a frame of mind and body threatening spontaneous combustion.
Capital soup this -- hot as fire -- reminds me of the soup we used to have in the West Indies in the year Three.
His chair was opposite to the window, and he had taken his soup, and was raising his glass of Bordeaux to his lips, when he put it down.
After which, we went shivering, at that uncomfortable hour, to our respective beds, through various close passages; which smelt as if they had been steeped, for ages, in a solution of soup and stables.
So, felons were not lodged and fed better than soldiers (to say nothing of paupers), and seldom set fire to their prisons with the excusable object of improving the flavour of their soup.
The door led right into a large kitchen, which was full of smoke from one end to the other: the Duchess was sitting on a three-legged stool in the middle, nursing a baby; the cook was leaning over the fire, stirring a large cauldron which seemed to be full of soup.
We know who is going to have soup and pancakes; we know who is going to have porridge and sausages--isn't it interesting?