- Present participle of sap.
- The act by which something is sapped or depleted.
Variant of sap
- the juice that circulates through a plant, esp. a woody plant, bearing water, food, etc. to the tissues
- any fluid vital to the life or health of an organism
- vigor; vitality
Origin of sap< sapheadSlang a stupid person; fool
Origin of sapMiddle English ; from Old English sæp, akin to German saft ; from Indo-European base an unverified form sab-, variant, variety of an unverified form sap-, to taste, perceive from source Classical Latin sapere, to taste, know