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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Suck  \Suck\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  draw,  or  attempt  to  draw,  something  by  suction,  as  with 
  the  mouth,  or  through  a  tube. 
  Where  the  bee  sucks,  there  suck  I.  --Shak. 
  2.  To  draw  milk  from  the  breast  or  udder;  as  a  child,  or  the 
  young  of  an  animal,  is  first  nourished  by  sucking. 
  3.  To  draw  in  to  imbibe;  to  partake. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Suck  \Suck\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Sucked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Sucking}.]  [OE.  suken,  souken,  AS  s?can,  s?gan;  akin  to  D. 
  zuigen  G.  saugen,  OHG.  s?gan,  Icel.  s?ga,  sj?ga,  Sw  suga, 
  Dan.  suge,  L.  sugere  Cf  {Honeysuckle},  {Soak},  {Succulent}, 
  1.  To  draw,  as  a  liquid,  by  the  action  of  the  mouth  and 
  tongue,  which  tends  to  produce  a  vacuum,  and  causes  the 
  liquid  to  rush  in  by  atmospheric  pressure;  to  draw,  or 
  apply  force  to  by  exhausting  the  air. 
  2.  To  draw  liquid  from  by  the  action  of  the  mouth;  as  to 
  suck  an  orange;  specifically,  to  draw  milk  from  (the 
  mother,  the  breast,  etc.)  with  the  mouth;  as  the  young  of 
  an  animal  sucks  the  mother,  or  dam;  an  infant  sucks  the 
  3.  To  draw  in  or  imbibe,  by  any  process  resembles  sucking; 
  to  inhale;  to  absorb;  as  to  suck  in  air;  the  roots  of 
  plants  suck  water  from  the  ground. 
  4.  To  draw  or  drain. 
  Old  ocean,  sucked  through  the  porous  globe. 
  5.  To  draw  in  as  a  whirlpool;  to  swallow  up 
  As  waters  are  by  whirlpools  sucked  and  drawn. 
  {To  suck  in},  to  draw  into  the  mouth;  to  imbibe;  to  absorb. 
  {To  suck  out},  to  draw  out  with  the  mouth;  to  empty  by 
  {To  suck  up},  to  draw  into  the  mouth;  to  draw  up  by  suction 
  or  absorption. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Suck  \Suck\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  drawing  with  the  mouth. 
  2.  That  which  is  drawn  into  the  mouth  by  sucking; 
  specifically,  mikl  drawn  from  the  breast.  --Shak. 
  3.  A  small  draught.  [Colloq.]  --Massinger. 
  4.  Juice;  succulence.  [Obs.] 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  act  of  sucking  [syn:  {sucking},  {suction}] 
  v  1:  take  in  liquid  by  sucking 
  2:  draw  something  in  by  or  as  if  by  a  vacuum;  "Mud  was  sucking 
  at  her  feet"  [syn:  {draw  in}] 
  3:  attract  by  using  an  inexorable  force,  inducement,  etc.:  the 
  current  sucked  him  in"  [syn:  {suck  in}] 
  4:  be  able  to  take  in  as  of  liquids;  "The  sponge  absorbs  water 
  well"  [syn:  {absorb},  {imbibe},  {soak  up},  {sop  up},  {suck 
  up},  {draw},  {take  in},  {take  up}] 
  5:  of  infants  [syn:  {breastfeed},  {suckle},  {nurse},  {wet-nurse}, 
  {lactate},  {give  suck}]  [ant:  {bottlefeed}] 

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