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Synonyms for suck
sʌk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sucking, suck, suction(verb)

    the act of sucking

    Synonyms:
    sucking, suction

  2. suck(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    soak up, go down on, sop up, wet-nurse, fellate, draw, give suck, absorb, suckle, take in, suck in, nurse, imbibe, lactate, blow, take up, suck up, breastfeed

  3. suck(verb)

    draw something in by or as if by a vacuum

    "Mud was sucking at her feet"

    Synonyms:
    soak up, go down on, sop up, wet-nurse, fellate, draw, give suck, absorb, suckle, take in, suck in, nurse, imbibe, lactate, blow, take up, suck up, breastfeed

  4. suck, suck in(verb)

    attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc.

    "The current boom in the economy sucked many workers in from abroad"

    Synonyms:
    soak up, go down on, sop up, wet-nurse, fellate, draw, give suck, draw in, absorb, suckle, take in, suck in, nurse, imbibe, lactate, blow, take up, suck up, breastfeed

  5. suck(verb)

    be inadequate or objectionable

    "this sucks!"

    Synonyms:
    soak up, go down on, sop up, wet-nurse, fellate, draw, give suck, absorb, suckle, take in, suck in, nurse, imbibe, lactate, blow, take up, suck up, breastfeed

  6. fellate, suck, blow, go down on(verb)

    provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation

    Synonyms:
    swash, gasconade, take in, botch, suck up, bungle, shove along, muck up, mishandle, bumble, botch up, brag, blow, squander, burn out, flub, waste, give suck, fumble, shove off, fellate, soak up, bluster, ball up, bollocks, suckle, bobble, mess up, nurse, louse up, bollocks up, float, gas, bollix, imbibe, vaunt, screw up, muff, shoot a line, blow out, breastfeed, draw, foul up, tout, fluff, sop up, drift, absorb, go down on, be adrift, lactate, bollix up, wet-nurse, take up, spoil, boast, bodge, suck in

  7. absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up(verb)

    take in, also metaphorically

    "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"

    Synonyms:
    plunge, receive, occupy, withdraw, run, tie, ingest, draw, assume, resume, have, borrow, lactate, overhear, eviscerate, absorb, cast, take over, consume, earn, suckle, pull, draw and quarter, adopt, reap, draw in, scoop, fellate, bootlick, drink, gather in, steep, gull, get out, pull back, disembowel, collect, start, lift out, fool, sidle up, breastfeed, put one across, truckle, go down on, seize on, realize, sop up, fasten on, blow, strike, take out, latch on, take up, delineate, see, pull in, take, quarter, catch, befool, make, hook on, wet-nurse, pull out, get, describe, puff, suck in, thread, soak up, drag, cotton up, shine up, attract, scoop up, cozy up, force, cod, toady, sorb, engage, trace, dupe, put on, kowtow, engulf, view, kotow, draw off, immerse, engross, invite, take in, pass, play up, give suck, line, slang, watch, fawn, suck up, bring in, clear, string, guide, depict, put one over, scoop out, assimilate, realise, imbibe, nurse, gain

  8. breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck(verb)

    give suck to

    "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"

    Synonyms:
    soak up, entertain, go down on, sop up, wet-nurse, fellate, hold, draw, give suck, absorb, suckle, take in, suck in, harbour, nurse, imbibe, lactate, blow, take up, suck up, harbor, breastfeed

Wiktionary

  1. suck(noun)

    Synonyms:
    sooky baby, sook, draw, blow, attract

    Antonyms:
    blow, rock, rule

  2. suck(noun)

    To use the mouth and lips to pull in (a liquid, especially milk from the breast).

    Synonyms:
    sooky baby, sook, draw, blow, attract

    Antonyms:
    blow, rule, rock

  3. suck(verb)

    To perform such an action; to feed from a breast or teat.

    Synonyms:
    sook, sooky baby, blow, attract, draw

    Antonyms:
    rule, rock, blow

  4. suck(verb)

    To put the mouth or lips to (a breast, a mother etc.) to draw in milk.

    Synonyms:
    draw, blow, attract

    Antonyms:
    blow, rule, rock

  5. suck(verb)

    To extract, draw in (a substance) from or out of something.

    Synonyms:
    blow, draw, attract

    Antonyms:
    rule, rock, blow

  6. suck(verb)

    To work the lips and tongue on (an object) to extract moisture or nourishment; to absorb (something) in the mouth.

    Synonyms:
    blow, draw, attract

    Antonyms:
    blow, rule, rock

  7. suck(verb)

    To pull (something) in a given direction, especially without direct contact.

    Synonyms:
    attract, blow, draw

    Antonyms:
    rock, blow, rule

  8. suck(verb)

    To perform fellatio.

    Synonyms:
    attract, blow, draw

    Antonyms:
    rule, rock, blow

  9. suck(verb)

    To be inferior or objectionable: a general term of disparagement, sometimes used with at to indicate a particular area of deficiency.

    Synonyms:
    attract, draw, blow

    Antonyms:
    rule, rock, blow

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. suck

    Synonyms:
    absorb, imbibe

    Antonyms:
    throw out, eject

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. suck(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    draw into the mouth

  2. suck(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    draw milk from (with the mouth)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. suck(v)

    Synonyms:
    imbibe, absorb, engulf

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    stink, sucking, pacifier, sucks, fear, suckle, blow, lick

How to pronounce suck?

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Indian

How to say suck in sign language?

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How to use suck in a sentence?

  1. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    Frankly, I thought that Jeb was going to just suck all the air out of the room and it just hasn't happened.

  2. June Jordan:

    Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law. Because, in other words, the powerful don't play; they mean to keep that power, and those who are the powerless (you and me) better shape up --mimic/ape/suck --in the very image of the powerful, or the powerful will destroy you --you and our children.

  3. Ingrid Weir:

    To be clear: I am not anti-marriage. I am anti-marrying-people-who-suck-at-life-and-will-suck-the-life-out-of-you.

  4. Mouth organist Larry Adler:

    Even Bach comes down to the basic suck, blow, suck, suck, blow.

  5. Francis Cheung:

    It makes sense for them right now - given how fast the market's gone up - to actually suck up some of the liquidity with the new IPOs, they need to balance. I don't think they want to crash the market.


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