- 1. sucking, suck, suction, consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake
- usage: the act of sucking
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- 1. suck, drink, imbibe
- usage: 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"
- 2. suck, draw, take out
- usage: draw something in by or as if by a vacuum; "Mud was sucking at her feet"
- 3. suck, suck in, absorb, take in
- usage: attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc.; "The current boom in the economy sucked many workers in from abroad"
- 4. suck, be
- usage: be inadequate or objectionable; "this sucks!"
- 5. fellate, suck, blow, go down on, stimulate, excite, stir
- usage: provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
- 6. absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up
- usage: take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
- 7. breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck, feed, give
- usage: give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"
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