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  • soak through — verb be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid • Syn: ↑sop • Derivationally related forms: ↑sop (for: ↑sop) • Hypernyms: ↑ooze through …   Useful english dictionary

  • soak through something — ˈsoak into/through sth | soak ˈin derived (of a liquid) to enter or pass through sth • Blood had soaked through the bandage. Main entry: ↑soakderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • soak — soak1 S3 [səuk US souk] v [: Old English; Origin: socian] 1.) [I and T] if you soak something, or if you let it soak, you keep it covered with a liquid for a period of time, especially in order to make it softer or easier to clean ▪ Soak the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • soak — soak1 [ souk ] verb * 1. ) intransitive or transitive to put something into a liquid and leave it there for a period of time: Leave the beans to soak overnight. soak something in something: She soaked the shirt in soapy water. 2. ) intransitive… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • soak — I UK [səʊk] / US [soʊk] verb Word forms soak : present tense I/you/we/they soak he/she/it soaks present participle soaking past tense soaked past participle soaked * 1) [intransitive/transitive] to put something into a liquid and leave it there… …   English dictionary

  • soak — v 1. saturate, drench, imbrue, immerse, souse, sop, wet, wet down; steep, seethe, marinate, ret. 2. permeate, pervade, riddle, infuse, penetrate, imbue, charge. 3. soak through seep, leak, drip, dampen; infiltrate, pass through, come through …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Soak — Soak, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Soaked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Soaking}.] [OE. soken, AS. socian to sioak, steep, fr. s?can, s?gan, to suck. See {Suck}.] 1. To cause or suffer to lie in a fluid till the substance has imbibed what it can contain; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soak — [sōk] vt. [ME soken < OE socian < base of sucan: see SUCK] 1. to make thoroughly wet; drench or saturate [soaked to the skin by the rain] 2. to submerge or keep in a liquid, as for thorough wetting, softening, for hydrotherapy, etc. 3. a)… …   English World dictionary

  • soak into something — ˈsoak into/through sth | soak ˈin derived (of a liquid) to enter or pass through sth • Blood had soaked through the bandage. Main entry: ↑soakderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • soak|a|way — «SOHK uh AY», noun. British. a place through which water soaks or drains away, as a cesspool …   Useful english dictionary

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