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Meaning of SOP

Pronunciation:  sâp

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a prescribed procedure to be followed routinely
  2. [n]  the procedure that would normally be followed
  3. [n]  a concession given to mollify or placate; "the offer was a sop to my feelings"
  4. [n]  piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
  5. [v]  cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"
  6. [v]  become thoroughly soaked or saturated with liquid
  7. [v]  mop so as to leave a semi-dry surface, of floors
  8. [v]  dip into liquid; "sop bread into the sauce"
  9. [v]  be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid
  10. [v]  give a conciliatory gift or bribe to

SOP is a 3 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: douse, dowse, drench, S.O.P., soak, soak through, sops, souse, standard operating procedure, standard operating procedure, standing operating procedure
 See Also: bate, bedraggle, bit, bite, bribe, brine, buy, change, concession, corrupt, dip, douse, dunk, flush, mop, mop up, morsel, ooze through, operating procedure, plunge, practice, ret, sluice, souse, wet, wipe up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sop\, n. [OE. sop, soppe; akin to AS. s?pan to sup, to sip,
    to drink, D. sop sop, G. suppe soup, Icel. soppa sop. See
    {Sup}, v. t., and cf. {Soup}.]
    1. Anything steeped, or dipped and softened, in any liquid;
       especially, something dipped in broth or liquid food, and
       intended to be eaten.
             He it is to whom I shall give a sop, when I have
             dipped it.                            --John xiii.
             Sops in wine, quantity, inebriate more than wine
             itself.                               --Bacon.
             The bounded waters Should lift their bosoms higher
             than the shores, And make a sop of all this solid
             globe.                                --Shak.
    2. Anything given to pacify; -- so called from the sop given
       to Cerberus, as related in mythology.
             All nature is cured with a sop.       --L'Estrange.
    3. A thing of little or no value. [Obs.] --P. Plowman.
    {Sops in wine} (Bot.), an old name of the clove pink,
       alluding to its having been used to flavor wine.
             Garlands of roses and sops in wine.   --Spenser.
    {Sops of wine} (Bot.), an old European variety of apple, of a
       yellow and red color, shading to deep red; -- called also
       {sopsavine}, and {red shropsavine}.
  2. \Sop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sopped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To steep or dip in any liquid.
Easton Bible Dictionary

a morsel of bread (John 13:26; comp. Ruth 2:14). Our Lord took a piece of unleavened bread, and dipping it into the broth of bitter herbs at the Paschal meal, gave it to Judas. (Comp. Ruth 2:14.)