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Dictionary definition for: Suck

1. (n) the act of sucking

2. (v) draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth; "suck the poison from the place where the snake bit" "suck on a straw" "the baby sucked on the mother''s breast"

3. (v) draw something in by or as if by a vacuum; "Mud was sucking at her feet"

4. (v) attract by using an inexorable force, inducement, etc.; "The current boom in the economy sucked many workers in from abroad"

5. (v) take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well" "She drew strength from the minister''s words"

6. (v) give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant" "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"

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