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Meaning of SOAK

Pronunciation:  sowk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  washing something by allowing it to soak
  2. [n]  the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid); "a good soak put life back in the wagon"
  3. [v]  cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"
  4. [v]  heat a metal prior to working it
  5. [v]  fill, soak, or imbue totally; "saturate the bandage with disinfectant"
  6. [v]  become drunk; drink excessively
  7. [v]  make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
  8. [v]  beat severely; slang
  9. [v]  submerge in a liquid; "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"
  10. [v]  rip off; ask an unreasonable price
  11. [v]  give as a guarantee

SOAK is a 4 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: douse, dowse, drench, fleece, gazump, hit it up, hock, hook, imbue, inebriate, intoxicate, overcharge, pawn, pluck, plume, rob, soakage, soaking, soaking, sop, souse, souse, surcharge
 Antonyms: undercharge
 See Also: action, activity, affect, bate, beat, beat, beat up, bedraggle, befuddle, bill, booze, brew, brine, charge, cheat, chisel, consign, drink, extort, flush, fuddle, gouge, heat, heat up, immerse, impregnate, infuse, lavation, natural action, natural process, plunge, rack, ret, rip off, saturate, sluice, steep, wash, washing, wet, work over, wring



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Soak\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Soaked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Soaking}.] [OE. soken, AS. socian to sioak, steep, fr.
    s?can, s?gan, to suck. See {Suck}.]
    1. To cause or suffer to lie in a fluid till the substance
       has imbibed what it can contain; to macerate in water or
       other liquid; to steep, as for the purpose of softening or
       freshening; as, to soak cloth; to soak bread; to soak salt
       meat, salt fish, or the like.
    2. To drench; to wet thoroughly.
             Their land shall be soaked with blood. --Isa. xxiv.
    3. To draw in by the pores, or through small passages; as, a
       sponge soaks up water; the skin soaks in moisture.
    4. To make (its way) by entering pores or interstices; --
       often with through.
             The rivulet beneath soaked its way obscurely through
             wreaths of snow.                      --Sir W.
    5. Fig.: To absorb; to drain. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton.
  2. \Soak\, v. i.
    1. To lie steeping in water or other liquid; to become
       sturated; as, let the cloth lie and soak.
    2. To enter (into something) by pores or interstices; as,
       water soaks into the earth or other porous matter.
    3. To drink intemperately or gluttonously. [Slang]