Definition of Soak

1. Noun. 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"

Exact synonyms: Soakage, Soaking
Generic synonyms: Action, Activity, Natural Action, Natural Process

2. Verb. Submerge in a liquid. "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"
Generic synonyms: Immerse, Plunge
Derivative terms: Soakage, Soaking, Soaking

3. Noun. Washing something by allowing it to soak.
Exact synonyms: Soaking
Generic synonyms: Lavation, Wash, Washing

4. Verb. Rip off; ask an unreasonable price. "They soak him of all his money"
Exact synonyms: Fleece, Gazump, Hook, Overcharge, Pluck, Plume, Rob, Surcharge
Specialized synonyms: Extort, Gouge, Rack, Squeeze, Wring
Entails: Bill, Charge
Generic synonyms: Cheat, Chisel, Rip Off
Derivative terms: Overcharge
Antonyms: Undercharge

5. Verb. Cover with liquid; pour liquid onto. "They soak the cloth with water and alcohol"; "Souse water on his hot face"
Exact synonyms: Douse, Dowse, Drench, Sop, Souse
Generic synonyms: Wet
Specialized synonyms: Brine, Bedraggle, Draggle, Bate, Ret, Flush, Sluice
Derivative terms: Soaker, Soaking, Souse, Sousing

6. Verb. Leave as a guarantee in return for money. "Pawn your grandfather's gold watch"
Exact synonyms: Hock, Pawn
Category relationships: Commerce, Commercialism, Mercantilism
Generic synonyms: Charge, Consign
Derivative terms: Hock, Pawn, Pawn

7. Verb. Beat severely. "They want to soak the prisoners "
Generic synonyms: Beat, Beat Up, Work Over

8. Verb. Make drunk (with alcoholic drinks).
Exact synonyms: Inebriate, Intoxicate
Generic synonyms: Affect
Specialized synonyms: Befuddle, Fuddle
Derivative terms: Inebriant, Inebriate, Inebriation, Inebriation, Intoxicant, Intoxication

9. Verb. Become drunk or drink excessively.
Exact synonyms: Hit It Up, Inebriate, Souse
Generic synonyms: Booze, Drink, Fuddle
Derivative terms: Inebriate, Inebriation, Inebriation, Soaker, Souse

10. Verb. Fill, soak, or imbue totally. "Water and alcohol soak the cloth"; "Soak the bandage with disinfectant"
Exact synonyms: Imbue
Specialized synonyms: Infuse, Steep, Brew
Generic synonyms: Impregnate, Saturate

11. Verb. Heat a metal prior to working it.
Generic synonyms: Heat, Heat Up

Definition of Soak

1. v. t. 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. v. i. To lie steeping in water or other liquid; to become sturated; as, let the cloth lie and soak.

Definition of Soak

1. Verb. (intransitive) To be saturated with liquid by being immersed in it. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To immerse in liquid to the point of saturation or thorough permeation. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To penetrate or permeate by saturation. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To allow (especially a liquid) to be absorbed; to take in, receive. (''usually + '''up''''') ¹

5. Noun. An immersion in water etc. ¹

6. Noun. (slang British) A drunkard. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Soak

1. to saturate thoroughly in liquid [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Soak

1. 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. 7) 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. Scott) 5. To absorb; to drain. Origin: OE. Soken, AS. Socian to sioak, steep, fr. Scan, sgan, to suck. See Suck. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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so quiet one can hear a pin drop
so so
so that
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