Other definitions for sup (2 of 6)
to eat the evening meal; have supper.
to provide with or entertain at supper.
Other definitions for sup (3 of 6)
to take (liquid food, or any liquid) into the mouth in small quantities, as from a spoon or cup; sip.
to take liquid into the mouth in small quantities, as by spoonfuls or sips.
a mouthful or small portion of drink or liquid food; sip.
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How to use sup in a sentence
Competence with pain, Coherent miseries, a bite and sup, We hug our little destiny again.Seamus Heaney, 1939-2013: Accessible, Yes, and Beautiful | Jimmy So | August 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
One sure sign Gov. Jindal is hungry for higher office is his willingness to sup at the table of the kook right.
Had put on her Sunday gown, and had nothing to do now but hold up her head high, and sup her soup out of a silver spoon.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
"Monsieur le Comte will remain and sup with us before riding back to Grenoble," she added.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
Some of Sivert Jespersen's guests had returned to sup at his house, others went straight home.Skipper Worse | Alexander Lange Kielland
For these people we have to be merry when they are merry, well when they want to sup, sceptics like themselves.Camille (La Dame aux Camilias) | Alexandre Dumas, fils
And he begs Saint John to remember his olive trees, his family, who will sup at Christmas-tide without him.Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer
British Dictionary definitions for sup (1 of 3)
(intr) archaic to have supper
(tr) obsolete to provide with supper
British Dictionary definitions for sup (2 of 3)
to partake of (liquid) by swallowing a little at a time
Scot and Northern English dialect to drink
British Dictionary definitions for sup. (3 of 3)
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