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1. suck

verb. ['ˈsʌk'] draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth.

Synonyms

  • wet-nurse
  • lactate
  • nurse
  • give suck
  • suckle
  • imbibe
  • drink

Antonyms

  • start
  • adduct
  • push
  • repel

Etymology

  • souken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Suck

  • chuck-a-luck
  • unstuck
  • struck
  • kachuck
  • canuck
  • wnuk
  • truck
  • stucke
  • stuck
  • snuck
  • smuck
  • schmuck
  • pluck
  • mruk
  • kruk
  • kruck
  • kluck
  • gluck
  • fluck
  • druck
  • cluck
  • bruck
  • amuck
  • amok
  • zuk
  • zuck
  • yuk
  • yuck
  • wruck
  • tuck

How do you pronounce suck?

Pronounce suck as sək.

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Sentences with suck


1. Verb, base form
Remove clogs in the hose if the machine fails to suck up the water from the carpet.

2. Verb, past tense
Aphids suck sap from cucumbers and cause distorted and dead leaves.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Commonly called plant lice, colonies of aphids inject saliva into plants as they suck fluids.

4. Adjective
Colonies of aphids suck vital juices out of tender plant growth, stunting plants.

Quotes about suck


1. Remember to always be yourself. Unless you suck.
- Joss Whedon

2. If you stay, I'll do whatever you want. I'll quit the band, go with you to New York. But if you need me to go away, I'll do that, too. I was talking to Liz and she said maybe coming back to your old life would be too painful, that maybe it'd be easier for you to erase us. And that would suck, but I'd do it. I can lose you like that if I don't lose you today. I'll let you go. If you stay.
- Gayle Forman, If I Stay

3. People, generally, suck.
- Christopher Moore, The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror

2. suck

verb. ['ˈsʌk'] draw something in by or as if by a vacuum.

Synonyms

  • take out

Antonyms

  • open
  • thicken

Etymology

  • souken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. suck

noun. ['ˈsʌk'] the act of sucking.

Synonyms

  • intake
  • uptake
  • suction
  • sucking
  • ingestion

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • refuse
  • leave office
  • stay

Etymology

  • souken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. suck

verb. ['ˈsʌk'] attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc..

Synonyms

  • take in
  • absorb

Antonyms

  • man
  • dishonor
  • deny

Etymology

  • souken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. suck

verb. ['ˈsʌk'] take in, also metaphorically.

Synonyms

  • take up
  • sponge up
  • mop up
  • draw
  • wipe up
  • absorb
  • mop
  • soak up
  • blot
  • imbibe
  • take in
  • suck up

Antonyms

  • sheathe
  • disarrange
  • obviate
  • exhale

Etymology

  • souken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. suck

verb. ['ˈsʌk'] provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation.

Synonyms

  • go down on
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • fellate
  • blow

Antonyms

  • break even
  • lose
  • undeceive
  • give

Etymology

  • souken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. suck

verb. ['ˈsʌk'] give suck to.

Synonyms

  • wet-nurse
  • lactate
  • give
  • nurse
  • give suck
  • suckle
  • feed

Antonyms

  • bottlefeed
  • abduct
  • glycerolize
  • invest

Etymology

  • souken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. suck

verb. ['ˈsʌk'] be inadequate or objectionable.

Antonyms

  • disparage

Etymology

  • souken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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