milk-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: exploit, extract resources from

NOTE: can include metaphorical usage of sense 2

Have we milked the sacred cow dry?
The Sarge milked the system to build an empire of slum housing and group homes.
In particular, we do not feel that we have exhaustively milked the database.
Pauly Shore I kind of milked the character and the movie format for
a while.
These charlatans milked the opportunity.

VerbNet: cheat-10.6-1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: milk.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 2: obtain liquid from (an animal or plant)

People milked the animals by hand.
He milked the stem for its last drops of sap.
Again he kindled the fire, again he milked the goats and ewes.
Once milked, the snake should be harmless for about 20 minutes.

VerbNet: pit-10.7
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: milk.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 3: add milk to

A tin of condensed milk was what sweetened and milked the tea for those who preferred.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3