Synonyms for suckle

Synonyms for (verb) suckle

Synonyms: lactate, wet-nurse, breastfeed, suck, suckle, nurse, give suck

Definition: give suck to

Usage: The wetnurse suckled the infant; You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places

Similar words: feed, give

Definition: give food to

Usage: Feed the starving children in India; don't give the child this tough meat


Synonyms: suckle

Definition: suck milk from the mother's breasts

Usage: the infant was suckling happily

Similar words: feed, eat

Definition: take in food; used of animals only

Usage: This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat; What do whales eat?