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Verb: sap (sapped,sapping)  sap
  1. Deplete
    "sap one's savings";
    - run down, exhaust, play out, tire
     
  2. Excavate the earth beneath
Noun: sap  sap
  1. A watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
     
  2. A person who lacks good judgment
    - fool, muggins [Brit], tomfool, jughead [N. Amer], meathead, juggins [Brit], boofhead [Austral], donkey, charlie [Brit], mampara [S.Africa], nit [Brit], galah [Austral], drongo [Austral, NZ], moegoe [S.Africa]
     
  3. A piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
    - blackjack, cosh

Derived forms: sapping, sapped, saps

Type of: bludgeon, cave, consume, deplete, eat, eat up, exhaust, run through, simple, simpleton, solution, undermine, use up, wipe out

Encyclopedia: Sap