HyperDic: sop

English > 7 senses of the word sop / SOP:
NOUNfoodsop, sopspiece of solid food for dipping in a liquid / liquid
communicationsopa concession given to mollify or placate
actSOP, standing operating procedure, standard operating procedure, standard procedurea prescribed procedure to be followed routinely
VERBpossessionsopgive a conciliatory gift or bribe to
contactsop, soak throughbe or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid / liquid
contactsopdip into liquid / liquid
changesop, drench, douse, dowse, soak, sousecover with liquid / liquid
sop / SOP > pronunciation
Soundssaa'p
RhymesAesop ... workshop: 48 rhymes with aap...
English > sop: 7 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningPiece of solid food for dipping in a liquid / liquid.
Synonymsops
Broadermorsel, bit, biteA small amount of solid food
Spanishsopa
Verbssopdip into liquid / liquid
sopbe or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid / liquid
English > sop: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA concession given to mollify or placate.
Example"the offer was a sop to my feelings"
BroaderconcessionA point conceded or yielded
Spanishcompensación
Verbssopgive a conciliatory gift or bribe to
English > SOP: 7 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA prescribed procedure to be followed routinely.
Synonymsstanding operating procedure, standard operating procedure, standard procedure
NarrowerlockstepA standard procedure that is followed mindlessly
Broaderoperating procedureA procedure for operating something or for dealing with a given situation
English > sop: 7 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningGive a conciliatory gift or bribe to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderbribe, corrupt, buy, grease one's palmsmake illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
Spanishrecompensar, sobornar
Catalanrecompensar
Nounssopa concession given to mollify or placate
English > sop: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBe or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid / liquid.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsoak through
Broaderooze throughRun slowly and gradually
Spanishcalar, empapar
Nounssoppiece of solid food for dipping in a liquid / liquid
English > sop: 7 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningdip into liquid / liquid.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"sop bread into the sauce"
Broaderdunk, dip, souse, plunge, douseimmerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
Spanishmojar
Catalansucar
Nounssoppiece of solid food for dipping in a liquid / liquid
English > sop: 7 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningCover with liquid / liquid; pour liquid / liquid onto.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsdrench, douse, dowse, soak, 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

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