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English noun: sap

1. sap (substance) a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant

Broader (hypernym)solution

Narrower (hyponym)manna

2. sap (person) a person who lacks good judgment

Synonymsfool, muggins, saphead, tomfool

Broader (hypernym)simple, simpleton

Narrower (hyponym)ass, bozo, buffoon, clown, cuckoo, fathead, flibbertigibbet, foolish woman, fucker, goof, goofball, goose, jackass, meshuggeneh, meshuggener, morosoph, putz, twat, wally, zany

3. sap (artifact) a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people

Synonymsblackjack, cosh

Broader (hypernym)bludgeon

English verb: sap

1. sap (possession) deplete

SamplesExhaust one's savings.
We quickly played out our strength.

Synonymsexhaust, play out, run down, tire

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)consume, deplete, eat, eat up, exhaust, run through, use up, wipe out

Verb groupplay out

2. sap (contact) excavate the earth beneath

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cave, undermine

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