sap

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsæp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/sæp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sap)

Inflections of 'sap' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
saps
v 3rd person singular
sapping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
sapped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
sapped
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

sap

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [tree, bark, cane, plant] sap
  2. sap was dripping from the [tree, limb]
  3. my hands are (all) covered in sap
  4. [sweet, sour, acrid] -smelling sap
  5. [extract, obtain, get, remove] sap from
  6. slang: the poor sap was [fooled, tricked, conned]!
  7. slang: the sap fell for [it, the trick]!
  8. slang: how can you be such a sap?
  9. slang: played him for a sap
v
  1. sapped my [energy, strength, will]
  2. the [heat, running, disease] sapped my [energy]
  3. his [energy] is being sapped
  4. sapped her of (her) [energy, enthusiasm]
  5. sap a [plant, leaf]
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