Meaning of “cup” - Learner’s Dictionary

cup

noun [ C ] uk us /kʌp/
CONTAINER

A1 a small, round container with a handle on the side, used to drink from:

a cup of tea/coffee
SPORT

B1 a prize given to the winner of a competition, or the name of the competition:

the World Cup
COOKING mainly US

a measurement of amounts of food used in cooking

→ See also egg cup

(Definition of “cup noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)