Synonyms of suction


1. suction, pressure, pressure level, force per unit area

usage: a force over an area produced by a pressure difference

2. sucking, suck, suction, consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake

usage: the act of sucking


1. suction

usage: remove or draw away by the force of suction; "the doctors had to suction the water from the patient's lungs"

2. suction, evacuate, void, empty

usage: empty or clean (a body cavity) by the force of suction; "suction the uterus in an abortion"

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Definition and meaning of suction (Dictionary)