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English definition of “sup”

sup

verb [I usually + adv/prep, T] uk   /sʌp/ (-pp-) mainly UK us  
to drink or to eat: Northern English He spends most of his evenings in the pub, supping beer.old-fashioned They supped on/off cold meat.DrinkingEatingBiting, chewing and swallowing

sup

noun [C] uk   /sʌp/ us  
specialized medical abbreviation for supplement (= a drink that gives patients what they woud usually get from food, for example because they do not weight enough, that is given in addition to food)

sup

adjective uk   // us  
specialized medical written abbreviation for supine (= lying face up)
(Definition of sup from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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