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soak

soak

 
pronunciation:
sok
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: soaked, soaking, soaks
definition 1: to lie in and become covered or completely wet with a liquid.
She soaked in a hot bath.The skirt should soak in soapy water.
similar words:
bathe, dip, submerge, swim
definition 2: to pass through or penetrate something that has many small holes (often followed by "in," "into," or "through").
The tea soaked into the carpet.
similar words:
filter
definition 3: to be very wet; drenched.
His hair soaked with perspiration.
similar words:
wet
definition 4: to place in a liquid in order to make wet; saturate.
He soaked the linens in bleach.
synonyms:
dunk, immerse, steep, submerge
similar words:
bathe, dip, drench, saturate, wet
definition 5: to draw in or absorb (usually followed by "up").
The sponge soaked up the excess water.We soaked up as much information as possible.
synonyms:
absorb, blot
similar words:
sponge
definition 6: to make completely wet; drench.
We were soaked by the sudden storm.
synonyms:
drench, saturate
similar words:
bathe, shower, wet
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or an instance of soaking, or the condition of being soaked.
These dirty cloths should be put into hot water for a good long soak.
synonyms:
drenching
similar words:
bath
derivation: soaker (n.)
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