Sup \Sup\ (s[u^]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Supped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Supping}.] [OE. soupen to drink, AS. s[=u]pan; akin to D. zuipen, G. saufen, OHG. s[=u]fan, Icel. s[=u]pa, Sw. supa, Dan. s["o]be. Cf. {Sip}, {Sop}, {Soup}, {Supper}.] To take into the mouth with the lips, as a liquid; to take or drink by a little at a time; to sip. [1913 Webster]

There I'll sup Balm and nectar in my cup. --Crashaw. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • supped — sÊŒp v. take food or drink into the mouth in small amounts, sip; have supper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supped — past of sup …   Useful english dictionary

  • sup — 1. (sup) (3532↑, 460↓) A term that cool people use because they are too damn lazy to say What s up. (Too much effort involved there man.) sup yo! Author: RockStarSurferChick 2. (sup) (1344↑, 339↓) A contraction of the …   Urban English dictionary

  • sup up — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms sup up : present tense I/you/we/they sup up he/she/it sups up present participle supping up past tense supped up past participle supped up informal to finish drinking something They supped up and… …   English dictionary

  • ῥοφήματ' — ῥοφήματα , ῥόφημα that which is supped up neut nom/voc/acc pl ῥοφήματι , ῥόφημα that which is supped up neut dat sg ῥοφήματε , ῥόφημα that which is supped up neut nom/voc/acc dual …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • sup — sup1 n., vt., vi. supped, supping [ME soupen < OE supan, to sup, drink, akin to Ger saufen: see SUCK] Dial. SIP sup[sup]2 vi. supped, supping [ME soupen < OFr souper < soupe, soup, orig., a sop < VL suppa …   English World dictionary

  • sup- — prefix assim. form of SUB before p. * * * var. of sub before p: suppose. * * * sup1 «suhp», verb, supped, sup|ping. –v.i. to eat the evening meal; take supper: »He supped alone on bread and milk. –v.t. to give a supper to or f …   Useful english dictionary

  • sup. — 1. superior. 2. superlative. 3. supine. 4. supplement. 5. supplementary. 6. supply. 7. supra. * * * abbrev 1. Superfine 2. Superior 3. Superlative (also superl.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sup up — ˌsup ˈup [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they sup up he/she/it sups up present participle supping up past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • sup — I. verb (supped; supping) Etymology: Middle English suppen, from Old English sūpan, suppan; akin to Old High German sūfan to drink, sip, Old English sopp sop Date: before 12th century transitive verb to take or drink in swallows or gulps… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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