cup

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkʌp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kʌp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kup)

Inflections of 'cup' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
cups
v 3rd person singular
cupping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
cupped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
cupped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

cup

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a cup of [coffee, tea]
  2. [need, have, drink, make] a cup of [coffee]
  3. my morning cup of [coffee]
  4. [two] cups of [flour, sugar, wine]
  5. have had [five] cups [today, already]
  6. can you hand me a (clean) cup?
  7. fill your cup with [coffee, tea, water, juice]
  8. [spilled, dropped] her cup of coffee
  9. slang: a (good, hot) cup of joe
  10. a cup and saucer
  11. a set of [coffee, tea] cups
  12. [plastic, china, glass, porcelain] cups
  13. in a [paper, Styrofoam®] cup
  14. can you hold my cup for a [second, minute]?
  15. a suction cup
  16. sports: the [Championship, World, Davis] Cup
  17. the [2006] (championship) cup
  18. (the team) [won, retained] the cup
  19. clothing: wears a [B, C] cup
n as adj
  1. a cup holder (in the car)
  2. cup sizes
v
  1. cup your eyes
  2. cup your hands (to drink)
  3. cupped her face (and kissed her)
  4. cupped her face in his hands
  5. cupped his ear to [listen, hear]
  6. cupped it gently (in her hand)
  7. sexually explicit: (his hand) cupped her breast
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