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Definition 1: give suck to - [verb of consumption]

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

  • The wetnurse suckled the infant
  • You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

Synonyms for suckle in the sense of this definition

(suckle is a kind of ...) give food to

"Feed the starving children in India" "don't give the child this tough meat"

(suckle has a similar meaning as ...) draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth

"suck the poison from the place where the snake bit" "suck on a straw" "the baby sucked on the mother's breast"

Definition 2: suck milk from the mother's breasts - [verb of consumption]

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

  • the infant was suckling happily

(suckle is a kind of ...) take in food; used of animals only

"This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat" "What do whales eat?"

(suckle implies ...) take in liquids

"The patient must drink several liters each day" "The children like to drink soda"

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