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Definition 1: a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for sap in the sense of this definition

(sap is a kind of ...) a club used as a weapon

Definition 2: a person who lacks good judgment - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for sap in the sense of this definition

(sap is a kind of ...) a person lacking intelligence or common sense

(... is a kind of sap ) a pompous fool

(... is a kind of sap ) (Yiddish) a fool; an idiot

(... is a kind of sap ) a learned fool

(... is a kind of sap ) (Yiddish) a crazy fool

(... is a kind of sap ) a man who is a stupid incompetent fool

(... is a kind of sap ) a stupid despised man

(... is a kind of sap ) a female fool

(... is a kind of sap ) a rude or vulgar fool

(... is a kind of sap ) a silly and inept person; someone who is regarded as stupid

Definition 3: a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant - [noun denoting substance]

(sap is a kind of ...) a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution

"he used a solution of peroxide and water"

(... is a kind of sap ) hardened sugary exudation of various trees

Definition 4: excavate the earth beneath - [verb of contact]

(sap is a kind of ...) hollow out as if making a cave or opening

"The river was caving the banks"

Definition 5: deplete - [verb of possession]

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

  • exhaust one's savings
  • We quickly played out our strength

Synonyms for sap in the sense of this definition

(sap is a kind of ...) use up (resources or materials)

"this car consumes a lot of gas" "We exhausted our savings" "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"

(sap has a similar meaning as ...) become spent or exhausted

"The champion's strength played out fast"

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