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Definition 1: a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where cup or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he put the cup back in the saucer
  • the handle of the cup was missing

(cup is a kind of ...) any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

(cup is a kind of ...) tableware (eating and serving dishes) collectively

(... is a kind of cup ) a cup (usually without a handle)

(... is a kind of cup ) an ancient Greek drinking cup; two handles and footed base

(... is a kind of cup ) a drinking cup with a bar inside the rim to keep a man's mustache out of the drink

(... is a kind of cup ) a shallow drinking cup with two handles; used in ancient Greece

(... is a kind of cup ) cup to be passed around for the final toast after a meal

(... is a kind of cup ) a disposable cup made of paper; for holding drinks

(... is a kind of cup ) a cup from which coffee is drunk

(... is a kind of cup ) a bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup

(... is a kind of cup ) a cup from which tea is drunk

Definition 2: a large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a trophy to the winner of a competition - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where cup or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the school kept the cups is a special glass case

Synonyms for cup in the sense of this definition

(cup is a kind of ...) something given as a token of victory

(... is a kind of cup ) cup awarded for the annual international team tennis competition

Definition 3: the hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where cup or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he swore as the ball rimmed the cup and rolled away
  • put the flag back in the cup

(cup is a kind of ...) an opening deliberately made in or through something

Definition 4: a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl - [noun denoting food]

(cup is a kind of ...) an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl

(... is a kind of cup ) a punch containing a sparkling wine

(... is a kind of cup ) a punch made of claret and brandy with lemon juice and sugar and sometimes sherry or curacao and fresh fruit

Definition 5: cup-shaped plant organ - [noun denoting plant]

(cup is a kind of ...) a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus

(... is a kind of cup ) cup-shaped structure of hardened bracts at the base of an acorn

Definition 6: the quantity a cup will hold - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where cup or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he drank a cup of coffee
  • he borrowed a cup of sugar

Synonyms for cup in the sense of this definition

(cup is a kind of ...) the quantity that a container will hold

Definition 7: a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces - [noun denoting quantity]

(cup is a kind of ...) a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System

(cup is a part of ...) a United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces

(... is part of cup) a United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces; two pints equal one quart

Definition 8: any cup-shaped concavity - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where cup or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bees filled the waxen cups with honey
  • he wore a jock strap with a metal cup
  • the cup of her bra

(cup is a kind of ...) a shape that curves or bends inward

Definition 9: treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin - [verb of body]

Synonyms for cup in the sense of this definition

(cup is a kind of ...) provide treatment for

"The doctor treated my broken leg" "The nurses cared for the bomb victims" "The patient must be treated right away or she will die" "Treat the infection with antibiotics"

(cup belongs to category ...) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

"he studied medicine at Harvard"

Definition 10: form into the shape of a cup - [verb of change]

Samples where cup or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She cupped her hands

(cup is a kind of ...) give shape or form to

"shape the dough" "form the young child's character"

Definition 11: put into a cup - [verb of change]

Samples where cup or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • cup the milk

(cup is a kind of ...) place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing

"Insert your ticket here"

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