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Verb: soak  sowk
  1. Submerge in a liquid
    "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"
     
  2. Rip off; ask an unreasonable price
    - overcharge, surcharge, gazump [Brit], fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook
     
  3. Cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
    "soak water on his hot face";
    - drench, douse, dowse, sop, souse
     
  4. Leave as a guarantee in return for money
    "soak your grandfather's gold watch";
    - pawn, hock
     
  5. Beat severely
     
  6. Make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
    - intoxicate, inebriate
     
  7. Become drunk or drink excessively
    - souse, inebriate, hit it up
     
  8. Fill, soak, or imbue totally
    "soak the bandage with disinfectant";
    - imbue
     
  9. Heat a metal prior to working it
Noun: soak  sowk
  1. 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";
    - soakage, soaking
     
  2. Washing something by allowing it to soak
    - soaking
     
  3. A person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
    - drinker, imbiber, toper, juicer, sponge

Sounds like: soke

Derived forms: soaks, soaking, soaked

Type of: action, activity, affect, beat, beat up, booze, charge, cheat, chisel, consign, consumer, drink, fuddle, heat, heat up, hit the bottle, immerse, impregnate, lavation, natural action, natural process, plunge, rip off, saturate, wash, washing, wet, work over

Encyclopedia: Soak