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  Definition of cup
  1. a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle; "he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing"
  2. a large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a trophy to the winner of a competition; "the school kept the cups is a special glass case"
  3. the hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green; "he swore as the ball rimmed the cup and rolled away"; "put the flag back in the cup"
  4. a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl
  5. cup-shaped plant organ
  6. a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces
  7. the quantity a cup will hold; "he drank a cup of coffee"; "he borrowed a cup of sugar"
  8. any cup-shaped concavity; "bees filled the waxen cups with honey"; "he wore a jock strap with a metal cup"; "the cup of her bra"
  9. treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient''s skin
  10. put into a cup; "cup the milk"
  11. form into the shape of a cup; "She cupped her hands"
Similar Words: loving cup, cupful, transfuse

 

Hyponyms: beaker, chalice, goblet, coffee cup, Dixie cup, paper cup, drinking cup, grace cup, kylix, cylix, measuring cup, mustache cup, moustache cup, scyphus, teacup, Davis Cup, champagne cup, claret cup, cupule, acorn cup

 

Part Meronyms: pint

 

Derivational Morphology: cupping, cupful

 

Anagrams: CPU

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: filxhan   Catalan: tassa  
Chinese: 杯子   Croatian: šalica  
Danish: kop   Esperanto: taso  
French: tasse   German: Tasse  
Greek: φλιτζάνι   Hebrew: כוס  
Hungarian: csésze   Icelandic: bolli  
Italian: tazza   Japanese: カップ  
Latin: calix   Lithuanian: puodukas  
Portuguese: caneca   Romanian: ceaşcă  
Russian: чашка   Serbian: šoljica  
Spanish: taza   Swedish: kopp  
 
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