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  Words related to suck

Related / Similar Words: sucking, suction, breastfeed, bottle-feed, suckle, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck, absorb, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up, suck in

 

Definition:
  • the act of sucking;
  • draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth; "suck the poison from the place where the snake bit"; "suck on a straw"; "the baby sucked on the mother''s breast";
  • give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places";
  • take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister''s words";
  • draw something in by or as if by a vacuum; "Mud was sucking at her feet";
  • attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc.; "The current boom in the economy sucked many workers in from abroad";

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    See Also: take in, sop up, suck in, take up, attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in, aspirate

     

    Hyponyms: wipe up, mop up, mop, blot, sponge up

     

    Grouped Verbs: breastfeed, bottle-feed, suckle, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck

     

    Derivational Morphology: suction, suck in, breastfeed, bottle-feed, suckle, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck, absorb, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up, sucking, sucker, lactation, suckling, nanny, nursemaid, nursing, breast feeding, nursery, baby's room, drinker, imbiber, toper, juicer, chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, soft touch, mug, absorption, soaking up, absorber

     

    Anagrams: cusk

     

    Language Translations:
    Armenian: ծծել   Bulgarian: смуча  
    Catalan: xuclar   Finnish: imeä  
    French: sucer   German: saugen  
    Hindi: चूसना   Italian: succhiare  
    Korean: 빨다   Kurdish: mêjîn  
    Latin: fellare   Norwegian: suge  
    Polish: ssać   Portuguese: chupar  
    Romanian: suge   Russian: сосать  
    Slovak: cmúľať   Spanish: chupar  
    Swedish: suga   Telugu: చీకు  
     
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