(Sun"wise`) adv. In the direction of the sun's apparent motion, or from the east southward and westward, and so around the circle; also, in the same direction as the movement of the hands of a watch lying face upward.

(Sup) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Supped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Supping.] [OE. soupen to drink, AS. span; akin to D. zuipen, G. saufen, OHG. sfan, Icel. spa, Sw. supa, Dan. söbe. Cf. Sip, Sop, Soup, Supper.] To take into the mouth with the lips, as a liquid; to take or drink by a little at a time; to sip.

There I'll sup
Balm and nectar in my cup.

(Sup), n. A small mouthful, as of liquor or broth; a little taken with the lips; a sip.

Tom Thumb had got a little sup.

(Sup), v. i. [See Supper.] To eat the evening meal; to take supper.

I do entreat that we may sup together.

(Sup), v. t. To treat with supper. [Obs.]

Sup them well and look unto them all.

(Su*pawn") n. [Of American Indian origin.] Boiled Indian meal; hasty pudding; mush. [Written also sepawn, sepon, and suppawn.] [Local, U.S.]

(Supe) n. A super. [Theatrical Cant]

(Su"per-) [L. super over, above; akin to Gr. L. sub under, and E. over. See Over, and cf. Hyper- , Sub-, Supra-, Sur-.]

1. A prefix signifying above, over, beyond, and hence often denoting in a superior position, in excess, over and above, in addition, exceedingly; as in superimpose, supersede, supernatural, superabundance.

2. (Chem.) A prefix formerly much used to denote that the ingredient to the name of which it was prefixed was present in a large, or unusually large, proportion as compared with the other ingredients; as in calcium superphosphate. It has been superseded by per-, bi- , di-, acid, etc. (as peroxide, bicarbonate, disulphide, and acid sulphate), which retain the old meanings of super-, but with sharper definition. Cf. Acid, a., Bi-, Di- , and Per-.

(Su"per), n. A contraction of Supernumerary, in sense 2. [Theatrical Cant]

(Su"per*a*ble) a. [L. superabilis, from superare to go over, to surmount, fr. super above, over.] Capable of being overcome or conquered; surmountable.

Antipathies are generally superable by a single effort.

Su"per*a*ble*ness, n.Su"per*a*bly, adv.

(Su`per*a*bound") v. i. [L. superabundare: cf. OF. superabonder. See Super-, and Abound.] To be very abundant or exuberant; to be more than sufficient; as, the country superabounds with corn.

(Su`per*a*bun"dance) n. [L. superabundantia: cf. OF. superabondance.] The quality or state of being superabundant; a superabundant quantity; redundancy; excess.

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