HyperDic: suck

English > 8 senses of the word suck:
VERBconsumptionsuckdraw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
motionsuckdraw something in by or as if by a vacuum
weathersuck, suck inattract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc.
stativesuck, blowbe inadequate or objectionable
perceptionsuck, fellate, blow, go down onprovide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
contactsuck, absorb, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take uptake in, also metaphorically
consumptionsuck, breastfeed, suckle, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suckgive suck to
NOUNactsuck, sucking, suctionthe act of sucking / sucking
suck > pronunciation
Soundssah'k
Rhymesaeronautic ... Zanuck: 70 rhymes with ahk...
English > suck: 8 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of sucking / sucking.
Synonymssucking, suction
Broaderconsumption, ingestion, intake, uptakeThe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
Spanishsucción
Catalansucció, xuclada
Verbssuckgive suck to
suckdraw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
sucktake in, also metaphorically
suckdraw something in by or as if by a vacuum
suckattract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc.
English > suck: 8 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningDraw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "suck the poison from the place where the snake bit"
  • "suck on a straw"
  • "the baby sucked on the mother's breast"
Broaderdrink, imbibetake in liquids / liquids
See alsosuck intake up as if with a sponge
Similar tobreastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suckgive suck to
Spanishchuparse, chupar
Catalanllepar-se, llepar
Nounssuckera drinker who sucks (as at a nipple or through a straw)
sucking, suck, suctionthe act of sucking / sucking
English > suck: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningdraw something in by or as if by a vacuum.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Mud was sucking at her feet"
Broaderdraw, take outtake liquid out of a container or well
Spanishabsorver, aspirar, chupar
Nounssuck, suctionthe act of sucking / sucking
English > suck: 8 senses > verb 3, weather
Meaningattract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc..
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The current boom in the economy sucked many workers in from abroad"
Synonymsuck in
Broaderabsorb, take insuck or take up or in
Spanishchupar, tragar
Catalanxuclar
Nounssuck, suctionthe act of sucking / sucking
English > suck: 8 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe inadequate or objectionable.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"this sucks!"
Synonymblow
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
English > suck: 8 senses > verb 5, perception
MeaningProvide sexual gratification through oral stimulation.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsfellate, blow, go down on
Broaderstimulate, excite, stirStir feelings in
Spanishchuparla, chupar
English > suck: 8 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningtake in, also metaphorically.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsabsorb, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up
Narrowerblotdry (ink) with blotting paper
sponge upabsorb as if with a sponge
wipe up, mop up, mopTo wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
See alsosuck indraw in as if by suction
Spanishabsorber
Catalanabsorbir
Nounssuckthe act of sucking / sucking
suckera person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
English > suck: 8 senses > verb 7, consumption
Meaninggive suck to.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The wetnurse suckled the infant"
Synonymsbreastfeed, suckle, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck
Entailed bywean, ablactategradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk
Broaderfeed, giveGive food to
Oppositebottlefeedfeed (infants) with a bottle
Similar tosuckDraw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
Spanishamamantar, dar de mamar, lactar
Catalanalletar
Nounssuckthe act of sucking / sucking
suckeran organ specialized for sucking nourishment or for adhering to objects by suction

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