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1. cup

noun. ['ˈkʌp'] a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle.

Synonyms

  • container
  • paper cup
  • cylix
  • moustache cup
  • chalice
  • mustache cup
  • kylix
  • scyphus
  • teacup
  • grace cup
  • beaker
  • crockery
  • goblet
  • coffee cup
  • dishware

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • lose
  • unplug
  • detach

Etymology

  • cuppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • cuppa (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Cup

  • closeup
  • strupp
  • trupp
  • stupp
  • schrupp
  • schlup
  • lay-up
  • krupp
  • grupp
  • yup
  • sup
  • shupp
  • schupp
  • ruppe
  • rupp
  • pup
  • knupp
  • hupp
  • chupp
  • bupp
  • upp

Example sentences of the word cup


1. Noun, singular or mass
Make three or four holes in the cup near the bottom with a screwdriver tip or pencil.

2. Noun, plural
Fill a few bowls with 1/2 cup cider vinegar and 2 tsp.

Quotes containing the word cup


1. You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.
- C.S. Lewis

2. You know the world is going crazy when the best rapper is a white guy, the best golfer is a black guy, the tallest guy in the NBA is Chinese, the Swiss hold the America's Cup, France is accusing the U.S. of arrogance, Germany doesn't want to go to war, and the three most powerful men in America are named "Bush", "Dick", and "Colin."Need I say more?
- Chris Rock

3. Should I kill myself, or have a cup of coffee?
- Albert Camus

2. cup

noun. ['ˈkʌp'] the quantity a cup will hold.

Synonyms

  • containerful

Antonyms

  • type
  • antitype

Etymology

  • cuppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • cuppa (Latin)

3. cup

verb. ['ˈkʌp'] form into the shape of a cup.

Synonyms

  • shape

Etymology

  • cuppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • cuppa (Latin)

4. cup

noun. ['ˈkʌp'] any cup-shaped concavity.

Synonyms

  • concave shape
  • incurvature
  • incurvation

Antonyms

  • singular
  • stay
  • inability
  • dispose

Etymology

  • cuppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • cuppa (Latin)

5. cup

verb. ['ˈkʌp'] put into a cup.

Synonyms

  • enclose
  • put in
  • introduce
  • insert
  • stick in

Etymology

  • cuppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • cuppa (Latin)

6. cup

noun. ['ˈkʌp'] a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl.

Synonyms

  • champagne cup
  • punch

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • right
  • hate

Etymology

  • cuppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • cuppa (Latin)

7. cup

noun. ['ˈkʌp'] a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces.

Synonyms

  • United States liquid unit
  • pint

Antonyms

  • roundness
  • straight
  • crookedness

Etymology

  • cuppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • cuppa (Latin)

8. cup

noun. ['ˈkʌp'] the hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green.

Antonyms

  • close

Etymology

  • cuppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • cuppa (Latin)

9. cup

noun. ['ˈkʌp'] cup-shaped plant organ.

Synonyms

  • plant organ
  • acorn cup

Antonyms

  • sharpness
  • crooked
  • dullness

Etymology

  • cuppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • cuppa (Latin)

10. cup

verb. ['ˈkʌp'] treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin.

Synonyms

  • transfuse
  • care for

Antonyms

  • ill health
  • unfitness
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • cuppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • cuppa (Latin)
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