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1. sap

verb. ['ˈsæp'] deplete.

Synonyms

  • deplete
  • eat up
  • wipe out
  • run down
  • exhaust
  • use up
  • eat
  • consume
  • play out
  • run through

Antonyms

  • interest
  • add
  • fill
  • abstain

Etymology

  • saper (French)
  • sape (French)
  • sæp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Sap

  • entrap
  • unwrap
  • strap
  • scrap
  • recap
  • trappe
  • trapp
  • trap
  • stapp
  • snapp
  • snap
  • slap
  • schnapp
  • krapp
  • klapp
  • giap
  • frap
  • flap
  • crap
  • clapp
  • clap
  • zapp
  • zap
  • yapp
  • yap
  • wrap
  • tappe
  • tapp
  • tap
  • shapp

Example sentences of the word sap


1. Noun, singular or mass
The bugs feed on the top and bottom of leaves by sucking sap from the plant.

2. Adjective
Place the wounded end of the stem into a container of warm water until the milky sap stops flowing.

Quotes containing the word sap


1. Deciding whether or not to trust a person is like deciding whether or not to climb a tree because you might get a wonderful view from the highest branch or you might simply get covered in sap and for this reason many people choose to spend their time alone and indoors where it is harder to get a splinter.
- Lemony Snicket, The Penultimate Peril

2. I love these pet names,"she said, gazing soulfully up into his eyes, "Nitwit. Sap skull. Termagant. How they make my heart flutter!
- Loretta Chase, Lord of Scoundrels

3. It is the privilege of the richTo waste the time of the poorTo water with tears in secretA tree that grows in secretThat bears fruit in secretThat ripened falls to the ground in secretAnd manures the parent treeOh the wicked tree of hatred and the secretThe sap rising and the tears falling.
- Stevie Smith, Selected Poems

2. sap

noun. ['ˈsæp'] a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant.

Synonyms

  • manna

Antonyms

  • wise
  • humorless

Etymology

  • saper (French)
  • sape (French)
  • sæp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sap

noun. ['ˈsæp'] a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people.

Synonyms

  • bludgeon
  • cosh

Antonyms

  • woman
  • compound
  • rough

Etymology

  • saper (French)
  • sape (French)
  • sæp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sap

noun. ['ˈsæp'] a person who lacks good judgment.

Synonyms

  • ass
  • goof
  • bozo
  • fucker
  • twat
  • foolish woman
  • goose
  • simple
  • zany
  • jackass
  • buffoon
  • wally
  • morosoph
  • meshuggener
  • fool
  • simpleton
  • cuckoo
  • saphead
  • meshuggeneh
  • flibbertigibbet
  • fathead
  • tomfool
  • muggins
  • clown
  • putz

Antonyms

  • difficult
  • simplicity
  • fancy
  • sophisticated

Etymology

  • saper (French)
  • sape (French)
  • sæp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. sap

verb. ['ˈsæp'] excavate the earth beneath.

Synonyms

  • cave

Antonyms

  • undeceive
  • refresh

Etymology

  • saper (French)
  • sape (French)
  • sæp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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