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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
a soup/cereal/pudding bowl (=for eating soup, cereal etc from)
▪ These work well as pasta or cereal bowls.
cake/soup etc mix
▪ Add water to the cake mix and bake at 375°F.
condensed soup
condensed soup
fish soup
▪ Use the bones to make fish soup.
soup kitchen
soup spoon
vegetable soup
▪ I think I'll have the vegetable soup.
▪ Serve with beer, cider, a robust red wine or a bowl of hot soup.
▪ This incredibly dense, hot soup of protons and electrons is called fluid metallic hydrogen.
▪ It was nearly two o'clock and there were few soldiers drinking the hot soup and ersatz coffee.
▪ She dropped a ladle filled with hot soup into his lap.
▪ In addition, the clients can buy hot homemade soup over the counter.
▪ Later, at half-past twelve, she began preparing a simple meal, hot soup and cold salad.
▪ They drink hot soup and get up with the painful slowness of old men.
▪ The waves and the water beyond have become a thick brown soup.
▪ Dressed, he walks out there, into sun which pours over him like a thick, scalding soup.
▪ She had prepared a large stew, or thick soup, her speciality, brought to perfection in years of communal living.
▪ Specialities include black bean soup, seafood crepes, chicken enchilada and filet mignon.
▪ He also had a side order of Navy bean soup, a cottage-cheese salad and cherry pie.
▪ A soup bowl with a flared rim can help prevent spillages.
▪ Hands in their laps, both husband and wife address the soup bowl, bowing.
▪ His soup bowl snaked from his tray, tipped, tilted, the liquid ran steaming to the bowl in front of Byrkin.
▪ She put it down on the table next to Bedford, and removed his soup bowl.
▪ Luch fished the worst of the earth from the soup bowl and offered it to Marion, who didn't notice.
▪ After ladling into soup bowls, drizzle a design on top of the soup with a pureed red pepper mixture.
▪ Luch was by the fire, fishing a heating stone out from the soup bowl.
▪ Ladle the broth into soup bowls and garnish with turkey strips, avocado chunks and cilantro.
▪ Both the milk and the chicken soup were left behind.
▪ The caldo de pollo is a rich but light chicken soup that is a delightful meal by itself.
▪ The familiar smell of London came in through the window, and mingled with the smell of chicken soup.
▪ No patent remedy exists for these, no chicken soup for the soul, however much we may yearn for ready comfort.
▪ Bowls of the clear chicken soup they loved were put on the table.
▪ So then I made him homemade chicken soup.
▪ No other recipe causes so much grief, with the possible exception of chicken soup - but that's another saga!
▪ There'd be soft tomato sandwiches for tea, and chicken soup and dumplings for supper.
▪ The evening programme is aimed at teenagers and features a live band and soup kitchen.
▪ Or, George Bush visiting a soup kitchen and maybe Jeane Kirkpatrick at a boxing match.
▪ On every street corner a newspaper billboard proclaimed it, in every soup kitchen queue people discussed it.
▪ We could not have created this soup kitchen without busting the unions.
▪ It's like a queue for a soup kitchen.
▪ San Francisco reported soup kitchens running out of food and food pantries unable to keep up stocks of high-protein items.
▪ Moscow is a city of soup kitchens and strip shows, of Cadillacs and corruption.
▪ She then had a delectable mushroom soup - and for the main course she chose something that was entirely new to her.
▪ Don't miss the onion soup.
▪ What were pea soup rhythms and honda-honda basslines and who invented them?
▪ The gray tasteless pea soup served at each meal was nicknamed the Green Terror.
▪ Before the apple charlotte, Miss Chib was given a bowl of pea soup with a spoonful of whipped cream on it.
▪ The Feldwebel agreed and she came back with three large bowls of hot pea soup.
▪ Lunch was pea soup, roast beef, roast potatoes, sprouts and peas, with apple snow for dessert.
▪ As for food - do you call a bowl of thin pea soup food?
▪ Ladle chilled soup into shallow soup plates and sprinkle with the chervil.
▪ Tear two corn tortillas into small pieces and add to the soup pot.
▪ Heat beef broth in soup pot.
▪ His wife fiddled with her spoons, putting the dessert spoon into the curve of the soup spoon.
▪ He picked up his soup spoon and banged it twice on the table.
▪ A world devoid of tomato soup, tomato sauce, tomato ketchup and tomato paste is hard to visualize.
▪ Searching in the cabinets, she found a can of tomato soup.
▪ Muriel kept a flow of small talk steadily through tomato soup, liver casserole and apple crumble.
▪ We had tomato soup for dinner, followed by roast beef and sago pudding, served airline-style on a tray.
▪ How do you mess up tomato soup?
▪ Rachaela put the portions into a dish and upended a can of Heinz tomato soup over them to make a casserole.
▪ The finest piece in this sale is a magnificent silver soup tureen by Paul de Lamerie.
▪ Drain well in a colander and divide them among individual bowls or put them in a large soup tureen.
▪ The soup tureen was in front of Edward Pitt, the curving silver ladle on the table by his plate.
▪ A look into the Christie archives showed that the catalogue listed four soup tureens, each selling for £68.
▪ James was aware of Sarah Byrne from the moment she came into the dining room carrying the soup tureen.
▪ It was nearly two o'clock and there were few soldiers drinking the hot soup and ersatz coffee.
▪ The Feldwebel drank his soup straight out of the bowl and baited the mousy man because he wouldn't do the same.
▪ Flippant answer: Drink half the soup!
▪ They drink hot soup and get up with the painful slowness of old men.
▪ They drank thin soup and shivered.
▪ Two grey-haired ladies sat either side of a fire eating green soup from wide dishes on their knees.
▪ I use one spoon to eat the soup, another to stir the coffee and then the cereal.
▪ We ate green soup, made from the leaves of linden trees.
▪ He even ate at the soup kitchen to save money and time.
▪ Some dab on a tad, some eat it like soup.
▪ He picked up his bag and went downstairs to find the proprietor eating soup under a photograph of Chiang Kai-shek.
▪ They wonder if we would be so kind as to watch how they eat their Western-style soup.
▪ The miscellany of different loans make up an alphabet soup of SALs, SECALs and ESAFs.
▪ The cooks must make a soup, two main courses, at least one of them vegetarian, and two desserts.
▪ We made the soup while you were out.
▪ The softened filaments would be boiled in stock, flavored, and made into a steaming soup.
▪ He thought maybe he'd make some soup.
▪ So then I made him homemade chicken soup.
▪ You can more or less make soup from anything, though a good home-made stock adds a certain flavour.
▪ Shop for clothes or sort through the pile of papers on her desk. Make a pot of soup or wash bedclothes.
▪ When ready to serve, reheat the soup to boiling point and pour into a heated tureen.
▪ The addition of salt will improve the lemon flavour. Serve the soup immediately, garnished with chopped parsley or chives.
▪ Instead of stuffed artichokes, serve a lemony artichoke soup as a first course.
▪ By now, his wife would have given up waiting and served the cold beetroot soup with sour cream and chives.
▪ Civil-defence workers serving hot soup from their mobile kitchens on Hof station have tears streaming down their faces.
▪ Only once did our guests mutiny and that was when I served up pastry soup.
▪ He had served the soup himself.
▪ My father went back to stirring the soup, which I could smell now above the cigar smoke.
▪ Another silence while I stir my soup.
▪ Stephan hummed a little tune and stirred his soup.
▪ Add to broth. Stir soup until it begins to thicken.
▪ Plump, juicy toes stirred into the soup.
soup/dish/fish etc of the day
▪ A little skimmer bream is my fourth fish of the day and the first I have had to net.
▪ The fish of the day, a grilled sole, was of the same ilk.
the primordial soup
▪ This is why bodies exist, rather than separate replicators still battling it out in the primordial soup.
▪ Add to simmering soup along with garlic, lentils, tomatoes and all spices.
▪ Drain well in a colander and divide them among individual bowls or put them in a large soup tureen.
▪ Drizzle egg substitute into soup, cover and let stand.
▪ It was a successful year for new product introductions, including high quality desserts, new soup varieties and pasta products.
▪ Menus tend to be Germanic with large helpings of soup, veal or sausage and Rösti potatoes.
▪ On entering the parish hall, he was surprised to smell the unmistakable odor of chicken noodle soup.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Soup \Soup\, n. [F. soupe, OF. sope, supe, soupe, perhaps originally, a piece of bread; probably of Teutonic origin; cf. D. sop sop, G. suppe soup. See Sop something dipped in a liquid, and cf. Supper.] A liquid food of many kinds, usually made by boiling meat and vegetables, or either of them, in water, -- commonly seasoned or flavored; strong broth.

Soup kitchen, an establishment for preparing and supplying soup to the poor.

Soup ticket, a ticket conferring the privilege of receiving soup at a soup kitchen.


Soup \Soup\, v. t. To sup or swallow. [Obs.]


Soup \Soup\, v. t. To breathe out. [Obs.]


Soup \Soup\, v. t. To sweep. See Sweep, and Swoop. [Obs.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"liquid food," 1650s, from French soupe "soup, broth" (13c.), from Late Latin suppa "bread soaked in broth," from a Germanic source (compare Middle Dutch sop "sop, broth"), from Proto-Germanic *sup-, from PIE *sub-, from root *seue- (2) "to take liquid" (see sup (v.2)).\n

\nPrimordial soup is from a concept first expressed 1929 by J.B.S. Haldane. Soup to nuts "everything" is from 1910. Soup-kitchen, "public establishment supported by voluntary contributions, for preparing and serving soup to the poor at no cost" is attested from 1839. In Ireland, souper meant "Protestant clergyman seeking to make proselytes by dispensing soup in charity" (1854).


"increase the horsepower of an engine," 1921, probably from soup (n.) in slang sense of "narcotic injected into horses to make them run faster" (1911), influenced by supercharge (v.).


Etymology 1 n. (alternative form of sup English) vb. (alternative form of sup English) Etymology 2

n. 1 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. 2 # (context countable English) A serving of such a dish, typically in a bowl. 3 # (context uncountable English) The liquid part of such a dish; the broth. 4 (context figuratively English) Any mixture or substance suggestive of soup consistency. 5 # (context slang English) Thick fog or cloud (also (term: pea soup)). 6 # (context US slang English) Nitroglycerin or gelignite, especially when used for safe-cracking. 7 # (context cant English) Dope (illicit drug, used for making horses run faster or to change their personality). 8 # (context photography English) Processing chemicals into which film is dipped, such as developer. 9 # (context biology English) Liquid or gelatinous substrate, especially the mixture of organic compounds that is believe to have played a role in the origin of life on Earth. 10 # (context UK informal often with "the" English) An unfortunate situation; trouble, problems (a fix, a mess); chaos. vb. 1 (context uncommon English) To feed: to provide with soup or a meal. 2 To be in trouble or in difficulty (often passive--cf. (term: in the soup)).

  1. n. liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food

  2. any composition having a consistency suggestive of soup

  3. an unfortunate situation; "we're in the soup now"


v. dope (a racehorse)

Soup (Blind Melon album)

Soup is the second album by the American alternative rock band Blind Melon, released eight weeks before vocalist Shannon Hoon's fatal drug overdose, making it his final album with the band.

Soup (novel)

Soup is a 1974 children's novel by Robert Newton Peck.

Its main characters are two boys, Robert (the narrator) and his close friend Luther, better known as "Soup". It takes place during the 1930s in a small town in Vermont where the author also grew up, and deals with the daily lives of the main characters. Soup is a well-meaning, but mischievous schemer, constantly coming up with elaborate plans that invariably land him and Robert in trouble. Robert is more sensible but less wily, and frequently finds himself conned into doing Soup's dirty work. However, they are best friends and watch out for one another. Their frequent villain is school bully Janice Riker and Eddy Tacker, and Robert has a mad crush on the lovely Norma Jean Bissel.

Typical moments include the boys losing their clothes and stealing more from a rummage sale that has only women's, or Soup painting his name on a barn without permission and running the "p" over onto the corner, causing the farmer to yell "'Souf'! I'll get you 'Souf'!"

There are several sequels to this book, including Soup and Me, Soup for President, Soup on Fire, Soup's Hoop, and Soup 1776. Soup and Me and Soup For President were adapted into half-hour television episodes starring Christian Berrigan and Shane Sinutko for the series The ABC Weekend Special. The author, Robert Newton Peck, also wrote the popular book A Day No Pigs Would Die.

Soup (TV series)

Soup is a children's claymation-style animated television series made in New Zealand which aired on TVNZ in 2002. It was created by Jamie Canard and ran for three series of 10 episodes each within the What Now children's TV programme. Each episode was around five minutes long and portrayed the life of fictional creatures living in a swamp. The style of the series was inspired by The Trap Door, with a variety of creatures ranging from hideous rampaging monsters to small scuttling things, typically with big eyes on top of their heads.

Soup (The Housemartins and The Beautiful South album)

Soup is an album released in November 2007 by The Housemartins and The Beautiful South on Mercury Records. It is in effect a greatest hits album for both of the bands, the first seven tracks bracketed together as "The Housemartins Condensed" and the remaining fifteen as "The Cream of The Beautiful South". All twenty two songs were released as singles by the bands, and the track listing runs in chronological order by year of song release from 1985's "Flag Day" to 2003s "Just A Few Things That I Ain't". An associated DVD of the bands music videos was also released.

Soup (EP)

Soup is an EP recorded by Canadian rock band Heavy Jack at Turtle Studios in White Rock, BC. Soup was recorded live in one session in 2006. The album artwork was designed by Duke Floss.

Soup (disambiguation)

Soup is a primarily liquid food.

Soup may also refer to:

  • Soup (Blind Melon album), a rock album by Blind Melon
  • "Soup", a song by Blind Melon from the album Nico
  • Soup (The Housemartins and The Beautiful South album)
  • Soup (EP), an EP by Heavy Jack
  • Soup (book), a book by Robert Newton Peck
  • The Soup, a television show broadcast on the E! Entertainment Television Network
  • Soup (TV series), a clay-animation television series that ran in New Zealand
  • Soup (Apple), an object database used in the Apple Newton PDA
  •, a social networking and microblogging site.
  • Software of unknown pedigree, used in various American and British standards concerning software system certification
  • SOUP (file format) (Simple Offline Usenet Packet format) - a legacy file-format for downloading Usenet articles and e-mail, similar to QWK (file format)
  • Primordial soup
  • Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS), founded by Lorrie Cranor
  • Nickname of:
    • Bill Campbell (baseball) (born 1948), American baseball player
    • Soup Campbell (1915–2000), American baseball player
    • Dave Campbell (infielder) (born 1942), American baseball player and broadcaster
    • Jeff Suppan (born 1975), American baseball player
    • Eric Campbell (baseball) (born 1987), American baseball player
  • Soupy Sales (1926–2009), American comedian and actor
  • Soupy Norman, Irish television series
Soup (Apple)

Soup is the file system for the Apple Newton platform, based on a shallow database system. The Newton considers its internal storage, and each inserted card, as a separate "store" (a volume). Any store may have either read/write "soups" (databases) or read-only objects called "packages" (Packages are roughly equivalent to applications, though they may also be storage areas or plug-ins).

A soup is a simple, one-table database of "entries" which may be indexed in different ways and queried by a variety of methods. Various soups store the Newton's equivalent of "documents" or "files." The Newton has a rich set of indexing and querying mechanisms for soups. One important index is the "tags" index. Soup entries may be "tagged" with some user-defined string; applications use these tags to mimic the mechanism of filing entries into "folders," with each folder identified by a user-defined string.

Soups have an accompanying ID symbol which represents a soup of that "kind;" this ID is assigned to a soup by the application which created it and uses it. For example, Hemlock (an Internet search tool for the Newton) maintains two soups, each with a different ID. One soup holds a list of search engines, the other holds the query results.

Soups on different stores may have the same ID, meaning that they are the same kind of soup, just spread out on different cards. When applications access soups, they usually do so by querying and accessing a "union soup" object. From an application's perspective, union soups merge all the soups of a given ID on different stores into one unified soup for that ID. This happens dynamically; when a user adds or removes cards, the union soup changes automatically, each application is notified, and they update their presentation to the user to reflect this. For example, if the user pulls out a card containing a Note Pad soup, the appropriate soup entries (i.e. "notes") in the Note Pad's union soup automatically disappear, the Note Pad is notified, and its display is updated to show that these entries are now gone. Treating documents as database entries in a global union soup made Newtons very apt at handling multiple cards yanked and inserted while applications are running.

There are a few global soups which all applications use; the most important one is the "System" Soup, which stores global information for applications, commonly application preferences.


Soup is a primarily liquid food, generally served warm (but may be cool or cold), that is made by combining ingredients such as meat and vegetables with stock, juice, water, or another liquid. Hot soups are additionally characterized by boiling solid ingredients in liquids in a pot until the flavors are extracted, forming a broth.

Traditionally, soups are classified into two main groups: clear soups and thick soups. The established French classifications of clear soups are bouillon and consommé. Thick soups are classified depending upon the type of thickening agent used: purées are vegetable soups thickened with starch; bisques are made from puréed shellfish or vegetables thickened with cream; cream soups may be thickened with béchamel sauce; and veloutés are thickened with eggs, butter, and cream. Other ingredients commonly used to thicken soups and broths include egg, rice, lentils, flour, and grains; many popular soups also include carrots and potatoes.

Soups are similar to stews, and in some cases there may not be a clear distinction between the two; however, soups generally have more liquid than stews.

Soup (Otomo Yoshihide, Bill Laswell and Yasuhiro Yoshigaki album)

Soup is a collaborative album by Bill Laswell, Yasuhiro Yoshigaki and Otomo Yoshihide. It was released on December 10, 2003 by P-Vine Records.

Usage examples of "soup".

Miss Robinson and the schoolmistress, he ate: julienne soup, baked and roast meats with suitable accompaniments, two pieces of a tart made of macaroons, butter-cream, chocolate, jam and marzipan, and lastly excellent cheese and pumpernickel.

Either natural, minced or fried, it is an appetizing addition to many sauces, soups, dressings and salads.

Her attenuated limbs could scarce bear their burden, and she would declare with a wan smile that the blood in her veins would not suffice for a little bird, and that she must have plenty of soup.

Prairie grabbed a kettle of institutional tomato soup, carried it on in, and for the next couple of hours she also schlepped racks of newly washed cups and dishes in and bused dirty dishes out, cleaned off tabletops, poured coffee, going from one set of chores to another as they arose, sensing partial vacuums and flowing there to fill them, unable to help noticing that people were taking seconds on the Spinach Casserole, and the baloney too.

The result was unexpected: the instrument was not affecting at all, but there was such a strong barometer taste to the soup that the head cook, who was a most conscientious person, changed its name in the bill of fare.

The dish was so greatly liked by all, that I ordered the cook to have barometer soup every day.

Gobei laughed in delight at his own pun on the words for soup stock made of dried bonito and the word for soldier.

While we were eating the soup the winning numbers from the lottery were brought in.

The servant brought in the soup, and then asked me very plainly to give her some money if I wanted any wine, as her master and mistress only drank beer.

With my body still suffering from hypothermia, I focus on slurping the hot soup, trying to warm my inners while fighting occasional urges to cry.

Freshly formed nest dissolved in hot water makes dishes as much to the taste of Martialists as the famous bird-nest soup to that of the Chinese.

When he had forced them to stop and she had made him the soup as an act of submission, giving him such a hard-on he had been forced to masturbate virtually in front of her.

He adored guacamole, chile relleno, barbacoa, menudo, albondigas soup and tequila with anything.

Four loads of various analyses, spectral, elemental, et-ceteral, mineral samples, and then there is that soup or metaplasm or whatever that rotten stuff from Beta Arcturi was called.

As her stock of ministrative compounds ran low, she turned her face to a nipple, inserted her tongue for identification by the nanomachines, and was restocked on the spot with compounds instantly manufactured from the elemental soup piped behind the wall.