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

Sounds like: soke

Derived forms: soaking, soaked, soaks

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

Encyclopedia: Soak