Definitions of soak

  1. To lie steeped in fluid; to enter into pores or interstices; to drink intemperately.
  2. To cause to absorb moisture; steep in a fluid; wet thoroughly; to draw in by the pores or openings; as, a sponge will soak up water.
  3. To steep in a fluid: to wet thoroughly: to drench: to draw in by the pores.
  4. To saturate; steep; drench; absorb.
  5. To become thoroughly wet; to be steeped in fluid; to enter by pores or small openings; as, water soaks into the earth.
  6. To be steeped in a liquid: to enter into pores.
  7. To be steeped; absorb a fluid; enter through pores.
  8. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
  9. become drunk; drink excessively
  10. give as a guarantee
  11. make drunk ( with alcoholic drinks)
  12. beat severely; slang
  13. submerge in a liquid; " I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"
  14. To remain in liquid till saturated.
  15. To permeate.
  16. To steep; to wet thoroughly; to drench; to imbibe by the pores, as the skin.
  17. To cause to suck in wet or moisture; to steep; to wet thoroughly; to lie steeped in a liquor; to enter gradually into pores or interstices.
  18. washing something by allowing it to soak
  19. become drunk or drink excessively
  20. leave as a guarantee in return for money; " pawn your grandfather's gold watch"
  21. To cause or suffer to lie in a fluid till the substance has imbibed what it can contain; to macerate in water or other liquid; to steep, as for the purpose of softening or freshening; as, to soak cloth; to soak bread; to soak salt meat, salt fish, or the like.
  22. To drench; to wet thoroughly.
  23. To draw in by the pores, or through small passages; as, a sponge soaks up water; the skin soaks in moisture.
  24. To make ( its way) by entering pores or interstices; -- often with through.
  25. Fig.: To absorb; to drain.
  26. To lie steeping in water or other liquid; to become sturated; as, let the cloth lie and soak.
  27. To drink intemperately or gluttonously.
  28. SOAKER.
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