Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To draw, as a liquid, by the action of the mouth and tongue, which tends to produce a vacuum, and causes the liquid to rush in by atmospheric pressure; to draw, or apply force to, by exhausting the air.
To draw liquid from by the action of the mouth;
as, to; specifically, to draw milk from (the mother, the breast, etc.) with the mouth;
as, the young of an animal.
sucksthe mother, or dam; an infant
To draw in, or imbibe, by any process resembles sucking; to inhale; to absorb;
suckin air; the roots of plants
suckwater from the ground
To draw or drain.
suckedthrough the porous globe.
To draw in, as a whirlpool; to swallow up.
As waters are by whirlpools
To suck in,
to draw into the mouth; to imbibe; to absorb.–
To suck out,
to draw out with the mouth; to empty by suction.–
To suck up,
to draw into the mouth; to draw up by suction or absorption.
To draw, or attempt to draw, something by suction, as with the mouth, or through a tube.
Where the bee
To draw milk from the breast or udder;
as, a child, or the young of an animal, is first nourished by.
To draw in; to imbibe; to partake.
The crown had
suckedtoo hard, and now, being full, was like to draw less.
The act of drawing with the mouth.
That which is drawn into the mouth by sucking; specifically, mikl drawn from the breast.
A small draught.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To draw with the mouth; to draw out, as a liquid from a cask, or milk from the breast; to draw into the mouth. To suck is to exhaust the air of the mouth or of a tube; the fluid then rushes into the mouth or tube by means of the pressure of the surrounding air.
2.To draw milk from with the mouth; as, the young of an animal sucks the mother or dam, or the breast.
3.To draw into the mouth; to imbibe; as, to suck in air; to suck the juice of plants.
4.To draw or drain.
Old ocean suck'd through the porous globe.
5.To draw in, as a whirlpool; to absorb.
To suck in, to draw into the mouth; to imbibe; to absorb.
To suck out, to draw out with the mouth; to empty by suction.
To suck up, to draw into the mouth.
1.To draw the breast; as, a child, or the young of any animal, is first nourished by sucking.
2.To draw in; to imbibe.
1.Milk drawn from the breast by the mouth.