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English noun: soup

1. soup (food) liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food


Broader (hypernym)dish


Narrower (hyponym)alphabet soup, bisque, borsch, borscht, borsh, borshch, borsht, bortsch, broth, broth, chicken soup, chowder, cock-a-leekie, cocky-leeky, consomme, eggdrop soup, gazpacho, green pea soup, green turtle soup, gumbo, julienne, lentil soup, marmite, minestrone, mock turtle soup, mulligatawny, oxtail soup, pea soup, pepper pot, petite marmite, Philadelphia pepper pot, potage, potage St. Germain, pottage, Scotch broth, soup du jour, split-pea soup, stock, turtle soup, vegetable soup, vichyssoise, won ton, wonton, wonton soup

2. soup (substance) any composition having a consistency suggestive of soup


Broader (hypernym)composition


Domain usagecolloquialism

3. soup (state) an unfortunate situation


SamplesWe're in the soup now.


Broader (hypernym)position, situation


Domain usagecolloquialism


English verb: soup

1. soup (body) dope (a racehorse)


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)dope, dope up


Domain categorymedicine, practice of medicine









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