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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
cup (noun)
1.
an open usually bowl-shaped drinking vessel
2.
a) a drinking vessel and its contents
b) the consecrated wine of the Communion
3.
something that falls to one's lot
4.
an ornamental cup offered as a prize (as in a championship)
5.
something resembling a cup as
a) a cup-shaped plant organ
b) an athletic supporter reinforced usually with plastic to provide extra protection to the wearer
c) either of two parts of a brassiere that are shaped like and fit over the breasts
d) the metal case inside a hole in golf , also the hole itself
6.
a usually iced beverage resembling punch but served from a pitcher rather than a bowl
7.
a half pint eight fluid ounces
8.
a food served in a cup-shaped usually footed vessel - a fruit cup
9.
the symbol ∪ indicating the union of two sets - compare cap 7
cup (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to treat by cupping
2.
a) to curve into the shape of a cup - cupped his hands around his mouth
b) to place in or as if in a cup
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
cup (noun)
a round vessel equipped with a handle and designed for drinking
SYNONIMS:
mug
RELATED WORDS:
beaker, blackjack, stein, tankard; chalice, goblet; demitasse, noggin; teacup
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