Definitions of cup

  1. To draw blood under an exhausted cup.
  2. To shape like or place in a cup.
  3. To extract blood from the body by means of cupping- glasses from which the air has been exhausted:- pr. p. cupping; pa. p. cupped.
  4. To bleed by exhausted receivers placed over cuts in the skin.
  5. 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"
  6. 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. a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl
  8. cup- shaped plant organ
  9. a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces
  10. 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"
  11. treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin
  12. put into a cup; " cup the milk"
  13. 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.
  14. The contents of such a vessel; a cupful.
  15. Repeated potations; social or excessive indulgence in intoxicating drinks; revelry.
  16. That which is to be received or indured; that which is allotted to one; a portion.
  17. Anything shaped like a cup; as, the cup of an acorn, or of a flower.
  18. A cupping glass or other vessel or instrument used to produce the vacuum in cupping.
  19. To supply with cups of wine.
  20. To apply a cupping apparatus to; to subject to the operation of cupping. See Cupping.
  21. To make concave or in the form of a cup; as, to cup the end of a screw.
  22. A cock or cup containing grease, to serve as a lubricator.
  23. A small drinking vessel; something shaped like a cup; in golf, a small hole in the course.
  24. A vessel used to contain liquid: a drinking- vessel: the liquid contained in a cup: that which we must receive or undergo: afflictions: blessings.
  25. A small drinking- vessel; anything shaped like a cup.
  26. A small drinking vessel, or its contents; one's lot.
  27. A vessel to drink out of; the liquor contained in it; the joy or sorrow in one's lot, given, as it were, to drink; anything hollow like a cup; a cupping- glass; a drinking entertainment.
  28. Any structure resembling a cup.