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Definition of "sup" [sup]

  • To eat or drink (something) or engage in eating or drinking by taking small swallows or mouthfuls: supped the hot soup; supped away daintily. (verb-transitive)
  • A small swallow or mouthful of liquid food; a sip. (noun)
  • To eat an evening meal; have supper. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sup" in a sentence
  • "The _Future Tense_ expresses the Time to come; as _I shall sup, I will sup_."
  • "My main sup makes it clear to the co-sups that she makes the decisions and when things get out of hand I just get her to sort things out."
  • "Shin Jang-sup is an economics professor at the National University of Singapore and previously was an adviser to the South Korean Ministry of Finance."