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The surrender of life is nothing to sinking down into acknowledgment of inferiority.
John C. Calhoun
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See also SUP, Sup., and 'sup

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old French soper

Verb

Infinitive
to sup

Third person singular
sups

Simple past
supped

Past participle
-

Present participle
supping

to sup (third-person singular simple present sups, present participle supping, simple past and past participle supped)
  1. To sip; to take a small amount of food or drink into the mouth, especially with a spoon.
  2. To take supper.
    • 1883: Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
      ...I propose we should have up the cold pie, and let him sup.
    • 1879: Bram Stoker, Dracula
      I pray you, be seated and sup how you please. You will, I trust, excuse me that I do not join you; but I have dined already, and I do not sup.

Noun

Singular
sup

Plural
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sup ({{{1}}})
  1. A sip; a small amount of food or drink.

Etymology 2

aphetic form of what's up; Sup? = What's up? = How are you doing?

Interjection

sup?

  1. (slang) what's up
    Sup? : (response) Not much.
Synonyms

Albanian

Noun

sup m (pl., supe)

  1. shoulder

Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch

Noun

sup

  1. soup

Slovak

Noun

sup m., supy or supi pl.
sup stem
declension pattern dub or chlap
The standard declension pattern is dub; the form chlap is used only in fairy tales or poetry when referring to it as a person.
  1. vulture

Swedish

Noun

sup c.

Inflection for sup Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sup supen supar suparna
Genitive sups supens supars suparnas
  1. a mouthful of liquor (spirits)

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