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Antonyms for soak
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This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term soak.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. soak, soakage, soaking(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"

    Synonyms:
    sousing, drenching, souse, soakage, soaking

  2. soak, soaking(verb)

    washing something by allowing it to soak

    Synonyms:
    sousing, drenching, souse, soakage, soaking

  3. soak(verb)

    submerge in a liquid

    "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"

    Synonyms:
    fleece, hit it up, surcharge, dowse, inebriate, hook, souse, pluck, drench, overcharge, sop, imbue, hock, gazump, intoxicate, pawn, rob, douse, plume

  4. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook(verb)

    rip off; ask an unreasonable price

    Synonyms:
    crochet, pride, hook, nobble, dress, congratulate, cull, abstract, preen, glom, douse, sneak, rob, drench, hit it up, lift, displume, pick off, pilfer, roll, swipe, surcharge, overcharge, pull off, cop, accost, souse, pull, pawn, deplume, gazump, hustle, solicit, snare, dowse, snarf, shear, plunk, plume, pluck, primp, snitch, hock, tweak, pinch, filch, knock off, purloin, pick, deplumate, overload, thieve, sop, addict, cabbage, imbue, inebriate, tear, fleece, intoxicate

  5. drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse(verb)

    cover with liquid; pour liquid onto

    "souse water on his hot face"

    Synonyms:
    hock, fleece, imbue, plume, duck, inebriate, surcharge, hit it up, dowse, rob, dunk, hook, soak through, pluck, drench, put out, souse, sop, dip, swamp, gazump, intoxicate, pawn, overcharge, douse, plunge, imbrue

  6. pawn, soak, hock(verb)

    leave as a guarantee in return for money

    "pawn your grandfather's gold watch"

    Synonyms:
    fleece, hit it up, imbue, surcharge, dowse, inebriate, hook, overcharge, pluck, drench, souse, sop, hock, gazump, intoxicate, pawn, rob, douse, plume

  7. soak(verb)

    beat severely

    Synonyms:
    fleece, hit it up, surcharge, dowse, inebriate, hook, souse, pluck, drench, overcharge, sop, imbue, hock, gazump, intoxicate, pawn, rob, douse, plume

  8. intoxicate, soak, inebriate(verb)

    make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)

    Synonyms:
    tickle pink, fleece, hit it up, uplift, imbue, surcharge, elate, thrill, inebriate, hook, souse, pluck, dowse, drench, exalt, overcharge, sop, hock, gazump, lift up, pawn, pick up, rob, intoxicate, douse, exhilarate, plume, beatify

  9. souse, soak, inebriate, hit it up(verb)

    become drunk or drink excessively

    Synonyms:
    tickle pink, fleece, hit it up, imbue, surcharge, souse, dowse, rob, inebriate, hook, dunk, pluck, thrill, plunge, hock, exalt, overcharge, sop, dip, gazump, intoxicate, pawn, drench, douse, exhilarate, plume, beatify

  10. soak, imbue(verb)

    fill, soak, or imbue totally

    "soak the bandage with disinfectant"

    Synonyms:
    fleece, hit it up, surcharge, riddle, dowse, permeate, inebriate, hook, souse, pluck, penetrate, drench, overcharge, sop, imbue, diffuse, hock, gazump, intoxicate, pawn, rob, douse, pervade, plume, hue, interpenetrate

  11. soak(verb)

    heat a metal prior to working it

    Synonyms:
    fleece, hit it up, surcharge, dowse, inebriate, hook, souse, pluck, drench, overcharge, sop, imbue, hock, gazump, intoxicate, pawn, rob, douse, plume

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. soak

    Antonyms:
    dry, air, wring, exsiccate, aridify, bleach

    Synonyms:
    wet, steep, drench, macerate, moisten, submerge

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. soak(v)

    Synonyms:
    drench, saturate, absorb, imbibe, macerate imbrue, steep

How to use soak in a sentence?

  1. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Some people are so dry that you might soak them in a joke for a month and it would not get through their skins.

  2. Ed Clancy:

    It wouldn't only be my biggest achievement, it would be the toughest as well, i ain't getting any younger, I wouldn't say I'm past it yet, but you have to bear in mind I'll be 35 next month and I'm riding around with superkids like Ethan( Hayter), who can literally do twice my workload and still soak it up better.

  3. Suu Kyi:

    I stand here to reaffirm our commitment to continue our reform and to build an investment-friendly environment, please do come to Myanmar, soak in an atmosphere brimming with opportunities and witness our new-found economic vibrancy with your own eyes.

  4. Lori Chalupny:

    It's just incredible, the atmosphere out there was awesome. We kind of looked around as a team like, 'Let's just soak this in for a second.'.

  5. Le Maire:

    If Air France does not make efforts to become more competitive, allowing this flagship to be at the same level at Lufthansa and other airline companies, Air France will disappear, we're minority shareholders ... those that think that whatever happens the state will come to Air France's rescue and soak up Air France's losses are mistaken.

How to pronounce soak?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say soak in sign language?

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