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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- in 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.]
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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]
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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.
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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
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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"
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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.
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Translations

sup

[sʌp]
A. VIcenar
to sup off sth; sup on sthcenar algo
B. VT (also to sup up) → sorber, beber a sorbos
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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
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References in classic literature ?
"'A vision I saw last night,' says Deirdre, 'namely that three birds came unto us having three sups of honey in their beaks, and that they left them with us, and that they took three sups of our blood with them.'
"Open your mouth, sir, and take a sup of this." My mother was rejoicing over me on one side of the bed; and the unknown gentleman, addressed as "doctor," was offering me a spoonful of whisky-and-water on the other.
And a doe leaped up, and a doe leaped up From the pond in the wood where the wild deer sup. This I, scouting alone, beheld, Once, twice and again!