HyperDic: soaking

English > 4 senses of the word soaking:
NOUNprocesssoaking, soak, soakagethe process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed / immersed in water (or other liquid / liquid)
actsoaking, drenching, souse, sousingthe act of making something completely wet
actsoaking, soakwashing something by allowing it to soak
ADVERBallsoaking, sopping, drippingextremely wet
soaking > pronunciation
Soundssow'kihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > soaking: 4 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed / immersed in water (or other liquid / liquid).
Synonymssoak, soakage
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
Verbssoaksubmerge in a liquid / liquid
English > soaking: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of making something completely wet.
Synonymsdrenching, souse, sousing
BroaderwettingThe act of making something wet
Spanishremojo, remojón
Catalanremullada, remull
Verbssoakcover with liquid / liquid
English > soaking: 4 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningwashing something by allowing it to soak.
Synonymsoak
Broaderwash, washing, lavationThe work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
Spanishremojar, remojo
Verbssoaksubmerge in a liquid / liquid
English > soaking: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningExtremely wet.
Example "soaking wet"
Synonymssopping, dripping

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