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Synonyms for soak

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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"

    sousing, drenching, souse, soakage, soaking

  2. soak, soaking(verb)

    washing something by allowing it to soak

    sousing, drenching, souse, soakage, soaking

  3. soak(verb)

    submerge in a liquid

    "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"

    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

    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"

    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"

    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

    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)

    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

    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"

    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

    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

    wet, steep, drench, macerate, moisten, submerge

    dry, air, wring, exsiccate, aridify, bleach

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. soak(v. a.)

    steep, macerate, imbrue, drench

  2. soak(v. n.)

    steep, be soaked

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. soak(v)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    saturate, dip, stabilization, bath, dunk, stabilisation

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How to use soak in a sentence?

  1. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Approximately how many 'inkspots' can a police blotter soak-up before it is retired or replaced?

  2. Kellie Mulhollen Dumas:

    We have suffered so much, i do n’t want anyone else to go through this ; he’s going to be permanently scarred. WOMAN CLAIMS SHE NEARLY LOST LEG AFTER CONTRACTING SERIOUS INFECTION FROM PEDICURE Hookworms are known as soil-transmitted parasite worms, and typically live in the small intestine. The eggs are transmitted through feces of an infected person, and the larvae can mature into a form that can penetrate through the skin of humans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention( CDC), hookworm infection is mainly acquired by walking barefoot on contaminated soil. While most patients do not suffer any symptoms or side effects, some may experience gastrointestinal issues. The teen allegedly felt the worms moving throughout his body after a dermatologist tried to freeze them. ( Kelli Mulhollen Dumas Facebook) In a series of graphic photos posted on Friday, Kellie Mulhollen Dumas detailed her son’s injuries and said that after four trips to the pediatrician and an appointment with a dermatologist, he has been prescribed several medicines and a steroid but the pain persists. Kelli Mulhollen Dumas Facebook -RRB- still ca n’t wear shoes and has to soak the afflicted areas in bleach water. NEW HAMPSHIRE MAN DIES AFTER YELLOW JACKET STING, WIFE SAYS.

  3. Aaron Jett:

    Demand has been pretty decent and continued to grow, and it should continue at a decent clip. But will it be enough to soak up enough supply in the U.S. market? Probably not.

  4. Suu Kyi:

    Please do come to Myanmar, soak in an atmosphere brimming with opportunities and witness our new-found economic vibrancy with your own eyes.

  5. 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.'.

Translations for soak

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  • نقعArabic
  • amarar, penetrarCatalan, Valencian
  • Einweichen, durchnässen, tränkenGerman
  • empapar, esponjar, embeber, saturar, remojarSpanish
  • liottaa, imeyttää, liotus, imeä, tihkua, liota, likoFinnish
  • immerger, tremper, faire tremper, épongerFrench
  • áztat, ázik, felszív, beszívódikHungarian
  • arozegarIdo
  • inzupparsi, assorbire, imbevere, mettere a bagno, immersione, inzuppare, mettere a mollo, imbeversiItalian
  • 濡れる, 濡らすJapanese
  • mirktLatvian
  • przesiąknąćPolish
  • ensopar, [[encharcar]]-[[se]], encharcar, [[molhar]]-[[se]], molhar, [[deixar]] [[de molho]], [[ensopar]]-[[se]]Portuguese
  • chulluy, chulluchiyQuechua
  • промокать, впитать, просочиться, намокать, промокнуть, вымочить, вымачивать, намокнуть, впитывать, отмокать, просачиватьсяRussian
  • vpiť, vymáčať, nasiaknuť, presiaknuť, namočiť, napustiť, vsiaknuťSlovak

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