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Synonyms for soak up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up(verb)

    take in, also metaphorically

    "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"

    Synonyms:
    plunge, receive, occupy, withdraw, run, tie, ingest, draw, assume, resume, have, borrow, lactate, overhear, eviscerate, absorb, cast, take over, consume, earn, suckle, pull, draw and quarter, adopt, reap, draw in, scoop, fellate, bootlick, drink, gather in, steep, gull, get out, pull back, disembowel, collect, start, lift out, fool, suck, sidle up, breastfeed, put one across, truckle, go down on, seize on, realize, sop up, fasten on, blow, strike, take out, latch on, take up, delineate, see, pull in, take, quarter, catch, befool, make, hook on, wet-nurse, pull out, get, describe, puff, suck in, thread, drag, cotton up, shine up, attract, scoop up, cozy up, force, cod, toady, sorb, engage, trace, dupe, put on, kowtow, engulf, view, kotow, draw off, immerse, engross, invite, take in, pass, play up, give suck, line, slang, watch, fawn, suck up, bring in, clear, string, guide, depict, put one over, scoop out, assimilate, realise, imbibe, nurse, gain

  2. steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up(verb)

    devote (oneself) fully to

    "He immersed himself into his studies"

    Synonyms:
    engulf, douse, bury, occupy, sop up, swallow, dump, assimilate, engross, dunk, souse, launch, draw, eat up, absorb, engage, take in, immerse, swallow up, ingest, take up, plunk, dip, dive, imbibe, take over, steep, suck up, plunge, infuse, suck

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. soak up

    Synonyms:
    SOAK IN

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How to use soak up in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Lev Gudkov:

    The systemic opposition is not an opposition, but different factions of the ruling party, they work to soak up social discontent.

  4. Rod Ellingworth:

    Whether or not Cav agrees to finish the Tour, the one thing I know about him is that he can soak up the work as well as anybody.

  5. Le Maire:

    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.


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