Definitions of cup:
  • noun:   a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle
    Example: "He put the cup back in the saucer"
  • noun:   a large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a trophy to the winner of a competition
    Example: "The school kept the cups is a special glass case"
  • noun:   the hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green
    Example: "He swore as the ball rimmed the cup and rolled away"
  • noun:   a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl
  • noun:   cup-shaped plant organ
  • noun:   a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces
  • noun:   the quantity a cup will hold
    Example: "He drank a cup of coffee"
  • noun:   any cup-shaped concavity
    Example: "Bees filled the waxen cups with honey"
  • verb:   form into the shape of a cup
    Example: "She cupped her hands"
  • verb:   treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin
  • verb:   put into a cup
    Example: "Cup the milk"

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