from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A liquid food prepared from meat, fish, or vegetable stock combined with various other ingredients and often containing solid pieces.
- noun Slang Something having the appearance or a consistency suggestive of soup, especially.
- noun Dense fog.
- noun Nitroglycerine.
- noun Primordial soup.
- noun A chaotic or unfortunate situation.
- idiom (in the soup) Having difficulties; in trouble.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An obsolete or dialectal form of
- noun In cookery, originally, a liquor with something soaked in it, as a sop of bread; now, a broth; a liquid dish served usually before fish or meat at dinner.
- noun A kind of picnic in which a great pot of soup is the principal feature. Compare the like use of chowder.
- An obsolete form of soop, swoop.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb obsolete To sup or swallow.
- noun A liquid food of many kinds, usually made by boiling meat and vegetables, or either of them, in water, -- commonly seasoned or flavored; strong broth.
- noun an establishment for preparing and supplying soup to the poor.
- noun a ticket conferring the privilege of receiving soup at a soup kitchen.
- transitive verb obsolete To breathe out.
- transitive verb obsolete To sweep. See
sweep, and swoop.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any of various dishes commonly made by combining liquids, such as water or
stockwith other ingredients, such as meat and vegetables, that contribute flavor and texture.
- noun figuratively Any mixture or substance suggestive of soup consistency.
- verb uncommon To
feed: to provide with soup or a meal.
- verb To be in trouble or in difficulty (often passive--cf.
in the soup).
- verb photography To
develop(film) in a (chemical) developing solution.
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- verb dope (a racehorse)
- noun an unfortunate situation
- noun any composition having a consistency suggestive of soup
- noun liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Middle English soupe, from Old French, of Germanic origin; see seuə- in Indo-European roots. Soup up, from soup, material injected into a horse to make it run faster (influenced by supercharge).]
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(1645) Middle French soupe, from Old French souppe, sope, from Late Latin suppa ("sopped bread"), from Proto-Germanic *supô (compare Middle Dutch sope ("broth"). See also sop.
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