Pronunciation: kŭpt
n.1.A small vessel, used commonly to drink from; as, a tin cup, a silver cup, a wine cup; especially, in modern times, the pottery or porcelain vessel, commonly with a handle, used with a saucer in drinking tea, coffee, and the like.
2.The contents of such a vessel; a cupful.
Give me a cup of sack, boy.
- Shak.
3.Repeated potations; social or excessive indulgence in intoxicating drinks; revelry.
4.That which is to be received or indured; that which is allotted to one; a portion.
O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me.
- Matt. xxvi. 39.
5.Anything shaped like a cup; as, the cup of an acorn, or of a flower.
The cowslip's golden cup no more I see.
- Shenstone.
6.(Med.) A cupping glass or other vessel or instrument used to produce the vacuum in cupping.
Cup and ball
a familiar toy of children, having a cup on the top of a piece of wood to which, a ball is attached by a cord; the ball, being thrown up, is to be caught in the cup; bilboquet.
Cup and can
familiar companions.
- Milman.
Dry cup
(Med.) a cup used for dry or wet cupping. See under Cupping.
To be in one's cups
to be drunk.
v. t.1.To supply with cups of wine.
[imp. & p. p. Cupped (kŭpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Cupping.]
Cup us, till the world go round.
- Shak.
2.(Surg.) To apply a cupping apparatus to; to subject to the operation of cupping. See Cupping.
3.(Mech.) To make concave or in the form of a cup; as, to cup the end of a screw.
Noun1.cup - a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces
2.cup - the quantity a cup will hold; "he drank a cup of coffee"; "he borrowed a cup of sugar"
Synonyms: cupful
3.cup - 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"
4.cup - 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"
Synonyms: loving cup
5.cup - 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"
6.cup - 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"
7.cup - a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl
8.cup - cup-shaped plant organ
Verb1.cup - form into the shape of a cup; "She cupped her hands"
2.cup - put into a cup; "cup the milk"
3.cup - treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin
Synonyms: transfuse
Competitive UPgrade (MS) To see a cup in your dream, represents nurturance and the womb. The cup may also signify healing, rejuvenation, and healing. Alternatively, it indicates a transcendence into a realm of higher consciousness. Is the cup half-full or half-empty? Do you see life from an optimistic or pessimistic point of view. To see a cup with a broken handle, indicates your feelings of inadequacy and anxieties of being unable to handle a particular situation. To see a broken cup in your dream, denotes feelings of powerlessness, guilt and/or low self-esteem. Perhaps you feel unqualified or inadequate in dealing with a situation.Friday, Friday the thirteenth, Old Mug, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, appointed lot, arch, armpit, astral influences, astrology, bail, barrow, basin, bays, beaker, blackjack, bleed, book of fate, boundary stone, bowl, brass, bucket, bust, cairn, cave, cave in, cavity, cenotaph, chalice, chaplet, civic crown, coffee cup, column, concave, concavity, constellation, crater, cromlech, cross, crown, crypt, cyclolith, decant, depression, destination, destiny, dies funestis, dip, dish, dish out, dish up, dolmen, doom, eggcup, end, fatality, fate, fold, follicle, footstone, foredoom, fork, fortune, funnel chest, future, garland, give a transfusion, glass, goblet, grave, gravestone, headstone, highball glass, hoarstone, hole, hollow, hollow out, hollow shell, horn, ides of March, incurve, inevitability, inscription, jigger, kismet, lacuna, ladle, laurel, laurels, leech, let blood, lot, loving cup, marker, mausoleum, megalith, memento, memorial, memorial arch, memorial column, memorial statue, memorial stone, menhir, moira, monolith, monument, mound, mug, necrology, noggin, obelisk, obituary, palm, palms, perfuse, phlebotomize, pillar, pit, planets, plaque, pocket, pony, portion, pot, pour, prize, punch bowl, pyramid, reliquary, remembrance, retire, retreat, ribbon, rostral column, schooner, schooper, scoop, shaft, shell, shot glass, shovel, shrine, sink, sinus, socket, spade, spoon, stars, stein, stela, stone, stupa, tablet, tankard, tassie, teacup, testimonial, tomb, tombstone, tope, transfuse, trophy, trough, tumbler, unlucky day, vug, weird, wheel of fortune, will of Heaven, wineglass, wreath
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