cup

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cup

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
cup

Plural
cups

A tea cup
  1. (countable) A cup is deep round container open at the top, normally used to drink out of.
    I'll bring you another cup of tea.
    Please pour the water into the cup.
  2. (countable) A cup is a measurement of food or liquid for cooking and baking (about 237 milliliters).
    Add 2 cups of sugar.
    There are two cups in a pint.
The rugby world cup winners get this cup.
  1. (countable) A cup is an award for the winner of a sports competition.


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Verb[change]

Plain form
cup

Third-person singular
cups

Past tense
cupped

Past participle
cupped

Present participle
cupping

  1. If you put your hands together in a round bowl-shape, you cup your hands.
    Jean cupped her hands under the faucet to catch the water.