Any of various dishes commonly made by combining liquids, such as water or stock with other ingredients, such as meat and vegetables, that contribute flavor and texture. (figurative) Any mixture or substance suggestive of soup consistency. (uncommon) To feed: to provide with soup or a meal. (photography) To develop (film) in a (chemical) developing solution. Alternative form of sup. Alternative form of sup. (obsolete) To sup or swallow. (obsolete) To breathe out; to draw out. (obsolete) To sweep.