HyperDic: give_suck

English > 1 sense of the expression give suck:
VERBconsumptiongive suck, breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactategive suck to
English > give suck: 1 sense > verb 1, consumption
Meaninggive suck to.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsbreastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate
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

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