Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb suckle

2 senses of suckle

Sense 1
suckle -- (suck milk from the mother's breasts; "the infant was suckling happily")
       => feed, eat -- (take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?")

Sense 2
breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck -- (give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places")
       => feed, give -- (give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat")

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