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Sap vs. Sip

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  • Sap (noun)

    The juice of plants of any kind, especially the ascending and descending juices or circulating fluid essential to nutrition.

  • Sap (noun)

    The sapwood, or alburnum, of a tree.

  • Sap (noun)

    Any juice.

  • Sap (noun)

    Vitality.

  • Sap (noun)

    a naive person; a simpleton

    "milksop|saphead"

  • Sap (noun)

    A short wooden club; a leather-covered hand weapon; a blackjack.

  • Sap (noun)

    A narrow ditch or trench made from the foremost parallel toward the glacis or covert way of a besieged place by digging under cover of gabions, etc.

  • Sap (verb)

    To drain, suck or absorb from (tree, etc.).

  • Sap (verb)

    To exhaust the vitality of.

  • Sap (verb)

    To strike with a sap (with a blackjack).

  • Sap (verb)

    To wearing away; to mine; to undermine; to destroy the foundation of.

  • Sap (verb)

    To pierce with saps.

  • Sap (verb)

    To make unstable or infirm; to unsettle; to weaken.

  • Sap (verb)

    To gradually weaken.

    "to sap one’s conscience"

  • Sap (verb)

    To proceed by mining, or by secretly undermining; to execute saps.

  • Sip (noun)

    A small mouthful of drink

  • Sip (verb)

    To drink slowly, small mouthfuls at a time.

  • Sip (verb)

    To drink a small quantity.

  • Sip (verb)

    To taste the liquor of; to drink out of.

  • Sip (verb)

    alternative form of seep

  • Sip (verb)

    to consume slowly β€” in contrast to faster consumption, in contrast to zero consumption

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  • Sap (noun)

    The juice of plants of any kind, especially the ascending and descending juices or circulating fluid essential to nutrition.

  • Sap (noun)

    The sapwood, or alburnum, of a tree.

  • Sap (noun)

    A simpleton; a saphead; a milksop.

  • Sap (noun)

    A narrow ditch or trench made from the foremost parallel toward the glacis or covert way of a besieged place by digging under cover of gabions, etc.

  • Sap

    To subvert by digging or wearing away; to mine; to undermine; to destroy the foundation of.

  • Sap

    To pierce with saps.

  • Sap

    To make unstable or infirm; to unsettle; to weaken.

  • Sap (verb)

    To proceed by mining, or by secretly undermining; to execute saps.

  • Sip

    To drink or imbibe in small quantities; especially, to take in with the lips in small quantities, as a liquid; as, to sip tea.

  • Sip

    To draw into the mouth; to suck up; as, a bee sips nectar from the flowers.

  • Sip

    To taste the liquor of; to drink out of.

  • Sip (verb)

    To drink a small quantity; to take a fluid with the lips; to take a sip or sips of something.

  • Sip (noun)

    The act of sipping; the taking of a liquid with the lips.

  • Sip (noun)

    A small draught taken with the lips; a slight taste.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Sap (noun)

    a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant

  • Sap (noun)

    a person who lacks good judgment

  • Sap (noun)

    a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people

  • Sap (verb)

    deplete;

    "exhaust one's savings"

    "We quickly played out our strength"

  • Sap (verb)

    excavate the earth beneath

  • Sip (noun)

    a small drink

  • Sip (verb)

    drink in sips;

    "She was sipping her tea"

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