HyperDic: soak

English > 11 senses of the word soak:
VERBcontactsoaksubmerge in a liquid / liquid
possessionsoak, overcharge, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hookrip off
changesoak, drench, douse, dowse, sop, sousecover with liquid / liquid
possessionsoak, pawn, hockleave as a guarantee in return for money
contactsoakbeat severely
consumptionsoak, intoxicate, inebriatemake drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
consumptionsoak, souse, inebriate, hit it upbecome drunk or drink excessively
changesoak, imbuefill, soak, or imbue totally
changesoakheat a metal prior to working it
NOUNprocesssoak, soakage, soakingthe process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed / immersed in water (or other liquid / liquid)
actsoak, soakingwashing something by allowing it to soak
soak > pronunciation
Soundssow'k
Rhymesartichoke ... yolk: 36 rhymes with owk...
English > soak: 11 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed / immersed in water (or other liquid / liquid).
Example"a good soak put life back in the wagon"
Synonymssoakage, soaking
Broadernatural process, natural action, action, activityA process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
Spanishremojo, remojón, soakage
Catalanremull, soakage
Verbssoakfill, soak, or imbue totally
soaksubmerge in a liquid / liquid
English > soak: 11 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningwashing something by allowing it to soak.
Synonymsoaking
Broaderwash, washing, lavationThe work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
Spanishremojar, remojo
English > soak: 11 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningsubmerge in a liquid / liquid.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"
Broaderimmerse, plungethrust or throw into
Spanishempaparse, mojarse, pringarse, remojarse
Catalanabsorbir, enllardar-se, enllardar, mullar-se, mullar, remullar-se, remullar, traspassar, xopar-se, xopar
Nounssoak, soakage, soakingthe process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed / immersed in water (or other liquid / liquid)
soakingwashing something by allowing it to soak
English > soak: 11 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningrip off; ask an unreasonable price.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsovercharge, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook
Entailscharge, billdemand payment
Narrowerextort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wringObtain by coercion or intimidation
Broadercheat, rip off, chiseldeprive somebody of something by deceit
OppositeunderchargeCharge (someone) too little money
Spanishatracar, desplumar, robar
Catalanatracar, plomar, robar
English > soak: 11 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningCover with liquid / liquid; pour liquid / liquid onto.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThey soak the cloth with water and alcohol
Synonymsdrench, douse, dowse, sop, souse
Entailed bymaceratesoften, usually by steeping in liquid / liquid, and cause to disintegrate as a result
Narrowerbatesoak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments
bedraggle, dragglemake wet and dirty, as from rain
brinesoak in brine
retplace (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid / liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue
sluice, flushirrigate with water from a sluice
BroaderwetCause to become wet
Spanishabsorber, bañar, empapar, lavar, mojar, remojar
Catalanabsorbir, mullar, remullar, rentar, xopar
Nounssoakera heavy rain
soakingthe act of making something completely wet
English > soak: 11 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningLeave as a guarantee in return for money.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymspawn, hock
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Broaderconsign, chargeGive over to another for care or safekeeping
Spanishempeñar
Catalanempenyorar
English > soak: 11 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningBeat severely.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to soak the prisoners
Broaderbeat, beat up, work overGive a beating to
English > soak: 11 senses > verb 6, consumption
Meaningmake drunk (with alcoholic drinks) .
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Synonymsintoxicate, inebriate
Narrowerbefuddle, fuddlemake stupid with alcohol
Broaderaffectact physically on
Spanishemborrachar, embriagar
Catalanemborratxar-se, emborratxar, embriagar, inebriar
English > soak: 11 senses > verb 7, consumption
MeaningBecome drunk or drink excessively.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymssouse, inebriate, hit it up
Broaderhit the bottle, drink, booze, fuddleconsume alcohol
Spanishagarrar un tablón, emborracharse, embriagarse, ponerse pedo
Nounssoakera person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
English > soak: 11 senses > verb 8, change
MeaningFill, soak, or imbue totally.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelWater and alcohol soak the cloth
Example"soak the bandage with disinfectant"
Synonymimbue
NarrowerbrewSit or let sit in boiling water so as to extract the flavor
steep, infuseLet sit in a liquid / liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse
Broaderimpregnate, saturateinfuse or fill completely
Spanishimbuir, remojar
Catalanabsorbir, amarar-se, amarar, calar-se, remullar-se, remullar, traspassar, xopar-se, xopar
Nounssoakthe process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed / immersed in water (or other liquid / liquid)
English > soak: 11 senses > verb 9, change
Meaningheat a metal prior to working it.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderheat, heat upmake hot or hotter

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