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To provide with something in great abundance; surfeit:
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  1. To provide with something in great abundance; surfeit:
  2. To administer a large oral dose of liquid medicine to (an animal).
  3. To wet through and through; soak.
To urinate.
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  1. To urinate.
  2. To make wet; dampen:
  3. To become wet.
To engage wholly or deeply; absorb:
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  1. To engage wholly or deeply; absorb:
  2. To plunge, drop, or dip into or as if into a liquid, esp. so as to cover completely
  3. To baptize by submerging in water
(Archaic) immerse
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  1. (Archaic) immerse
  2. To plunge or disappear, as in a liquid
To combine or unite into a single entity:
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  1. To combine or unite into a single entity:
  2. To lose or cause to lose identity by being absorbed, swallowed up, or combined
  3. To join together; unite; combine
To plunge briefly into a liquid, as in order to wet, coat, or saturate.
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  1. To plunge briefly into a liquid, as in order to wet, coat, or saturate.
  2. To clean (sheep, hog, dogs, etc.) by bathing in disinfectant
  3. To scoop up by plunging the hand or a receptacle below the surface, as of a liquid; ladle:
To give a sheen to the surface of (fabric or metal).
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  1. To give a sheen to the surface of (fabric or metal).
  2. To take on a supply of water, as a ship.
  3. To drink water
To saturate.
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  1. To saturate.
  2. To stain.
  3. To wet, soak, or stain, esp. with blood
To pass, or cause (a fluid, cell, etc.) to pass, through small gaps or openings; filter
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  1. To pass, or cause (a fluid, cell, etc.) to pass, through small gaps or openings; filter
  2. To permeate a porous substance with a liquid or gas.
  3. To cause a liquid or gas to permeate a substance by passing through its interstices or pores.
To drain or seep through a porous material or filter.
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  1. To drain or seep through a porous material or filter.
  2. To pass (a liquid) gradually through small spaces or a porous substance; filter
  3. To pass or ooze through:
To spread or flow throughout; pervade:
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  1. To spread or flow throughout; pervade:
  2. To pass into or through and affect every part of; penetrate and spread through
  3. To pass through the openings or interstices of:
To kill by submerging and suffocating in water or another liquid.
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  1. To kill by submerging and suffocating in water or another liquid.
  2. To deprive of life by immersion in water or other liquid.
  3. To overwhelm in water; to submerge; to inundate.
To supply with the maximum that can be held or contained; fill thoroughly:
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  1. To supply with the maximum that can be held or contained; fill thoroughly:
  2. To dissolve the maximum amount of (a gas, liquid, or solid) in a solution at a given temperature and pressure
  3. To soak or fill so that no more liquid may be absorbed:
To indoctrinate or imbue (with ideas, feelings, principles, etc.)
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  1. To indoctrinate or imbue (with ideas, feelings, principles, etc.)
  2. To fertilize (an ovum, for example).
  3. To fill or saturate; cause to be permeated
A temporary rise of the water level, as in a river or lake or along a seacoast, resulting in its spilling over and out of its natural or artificial confines onto land that is normally dry. Floods are usually caused by excessive runoff from precipitation or snowmelt, or by coastal storm surges or other tidal phenomena. &diamf3; Floods are sometimes described according to their statistical occurrence. A fifty-year flood is a flood having a magnitude that is reached in a particular location on average once every fifty years. In any given year there is a two percent statistical chance of the occurrence of a fifty-year flood and a one percent chance of a hundred-year flood .
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  1. A temporary rise of the water level, as in a river or lake or along a seacoast, resulting in its spilling over and out of its natural or artificial confines onto land that is normally dry. Floods are usually caused by excessive runoff from precipitation or snowmelt, or by coastal storm surges or other tidal phenomena. &diamf3; Floods are sometimes described according to their statistical occurrence. A fifty-year flood is a flood having a magnitude that is reached in a particular location on average once every fifty years. In any given year there is a two percent statistical chance of the occurrence of a fifty-year flood and a one percent chance of a hundred-year flood .
  2. To cover or submerge with water; inundate:
  3. To put much or too much water, fuel, etc. on or in
To immerse, saturate, absorb, or imbue
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  1. To immerse, saturate, absorb, or imbue
  2. To soak in liquid in order to cleanse, soften, or extract a given property from.
  3. To soak in liquid, so as to soften, clean, extract the essence of, etc.
To permeate or inspire (with principles, ideas, emotions, etc.)
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  1. To permeate or inspire (with principles, ideas, emotions, etc.)
  2. (Rare) To fill with moisture; saturate
  3. To fill with color; dye; tinge
(Loosely) To break, tear, chop, etc. into bits
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  1. (Loosely) To break, tear, chop, etc. into bits
  2. To steep (fruit or vegetables) as in wine or liquor
  3. To become soft or separated into constituents by soaking:
To make less harsh, strident, or critical:
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  1. To make less harsh, strident, or critical:
  2. To undermine or reduce the strength, morale, or resistance of.
  3. To become soft or softer.
To fill or cause to be filled with something:
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  1. To fill or cause to be filled with something:
  2. To steep or soak without boiling in order to extract soluble elements or active principles.
  3. To steep or soak (tea leaves, etc.) so as to extract flavor or other qualities
To make (a boat, for example) heavy and unwieldy by flooding with water.
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  1. To make (a boat, for example) heavy and unwieldy by flooding with water.
  2. To saturate something with water
To remove the moisture from; make dry:
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  1. To remove the moisture from; make dry:
  2. (Intransitive, figuratively) To cease or cause to cease.
  3. To become dry:
To dip, soak, or drench in a liquid; saturate.
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  1. To dip, soak, or drench in a liquid; saturate.
  2. To be or become thoroughly wet
  3. To take up by absorption:
To use a mop to wash or dry surfaces:
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  1. To use a mop to wash or dry surfaces:
  2. To wash or wipe with or as if with a mop:
  3. To wash, rub, wipe, or remove with or as with a mop
(Informal) To put out (a light or fire) quickly
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  1. (Informal) To put out (a light or fire) quickly
  2. To put out (a light or fire); extinguish:
  3. To wet thoroughly; drench.
To administer a large oral dose of liquid medicine to (an animal).
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  1. To administer a large oral dose of liquid medicine to (an animal).
  2. To provide with something in great abundance; surfeit:
  3. To wet through and through; soak.
(Economics) To supply (a market) with a good or service in an amount that consumers are able and willing to purchase.
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  1. (Economics) To supply (a market) with a good or service in an amount that consumers are able and willing to purchase.
  2. To cause (something) to be filled, charged, supplied, etc. with the maximum that it can absorb
  3. To soak or fill so that no more liquid may be absorbed:
To make or become sodden
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  1. To make or become sodden
To dip, soak, or drench in a liquid; saturate.
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  1. To dip, soak, or drench in a liquid; saturate.
  2. To take up by absorption:
  3. To be or become thoroughly wet
To make or become soaking wet
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  1. To make or become soaking wet
  2. To attack by swooping down on. Used of a bird of prey.
  3. To become immersed or soaking wet.
To urinate.
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  1. To urinate.
  2. To make wet; dampen:
  3. To become wet.
To infuse or subject thoroughly to.
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  1. To infuse or subject thoroughly to.
  2. To soak in liquid, so as to soften, clean, extract the essence of, etc.
  3. To soak in liquid in order to cleanse, soften, or extract a given property from.
To fill (with a quality, feeling, etc.); imbue; inspire
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  1. To fill (with a quality, feeling, etc.); imbue; inspire
  2. To steep or soak without boiling in order to extract soluble elements or active principles.
  3. To steep or soak (tea leaves, etc.) so as to extract flavor or other qualities
To salute a person or an occasion with a toast:
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  1. To salute a person or an occasion with a toast:
  2. To drink alcoholic liquor, sometimes specif. as a matter of habit or to excess
  3. To imbibe alcoholic liquors:
To absorb (moisture)
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  1. To absorb (moisture)
  2. To take in with the senses; drink in
  3. To drink.
To absorb, to soak up.
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To occupy; to consume (space or time).
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  1. To occupy; to consume (space or time).
  2. (Sewing) To shorten by hemming.
  3. To implement, to employ, to put into use.
To change (food) into a form that can be taken up by, and made part of, the bodily tissues; absorb into the body
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  1. To change (food) into a form that can be taken up by, and made part of, the bodily tissues; absorb into the body
  2. To absorb and incorporate into one's thinking
  3. To transform (food) into living tissue by the process of anabolism; metabolize constructively.
To soften, disintegrate, etc. by the use of heat, usually together with water or other liquid
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  1. To soften, disintegrate, etc. by the use of heat, usually together with water or other liquid
  2. To digest food
  3. To change (food), esp. in the mouth, stomach, and intestines by the action of gastric and intestinal juices, enzymes, and bacteria, into a form that can be absorbed by the body
To absorb (moisture)
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  1. To absorb (moisture)
  2. To take in with the senses; drink in
  3. To drink, esp. alcoholic liquor
To implement, to employ, to put into use.
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  1. To implement, to employ, to put into use.
  2. To occupy; to consume (space or time).
  3. (Sewing) To shorten by hemming.
To salute a person or an occasion with a toast:
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  1. To salute a person or an occasion with a toast:
  2. To drink alcoholic liquor, sometimes specif. as a matter of habit or to excess
  3. To imbibe alcoholic liquors:
To drink, especially alcoholic beverages, greedily or habitually.
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  1. To drink, especially alcoholic beverages, greedily or habitually.
  2. To drink (or, rarely, eat) greedily or immoderately
  3. To drink greedily or habitually:
To absorb (moisture)
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  1. To absorb (moisture)
  2. To take in with the senses; drink in
  3. To drink.
To drink (alcoholic liquor) or engage in such drinking, especially habitually or to excess.
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  1. To drink (alcoholic liquor) or engage in such drinking, especially habitually or to excess.
  2. To drink (alcoholic liquor) habitually
To have a painful or injurious effect on because of cold
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  1. To have a painful or injurious effect on because of cold
  2. To bite or sting with the cold; chill.
  3. To drink (liquor) in nips
(Informal) To drink too much alcoholic liquor
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  1. (Informal) To drink too much alcoholic liquor
  2. To drink alcoholic beverages excessively or chronically.
To cause to get drunk.
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  1. To cause to get drunk.
  2. (Slang) To drink (liquor)
To intoxicate (especially, with alcohol)
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  1. To intoxicate (especially, with alcohol)
  2. (US, Canada) To fill up (a tank in a vehicle with gas, petrol etc.).
To shear the fleece from.
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  1. To shear the fleece from.
  2. To cover or fleck with fleecy masses
  3. To cover with a fleece or similar covering.
To charge too much.
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  1. To charge too much.
  2. To charge more money than the correct amount or to surpass a certain limit while charging a bill
  3. To charge (a party) an excessive price for something.
To cut (an item) out of (a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
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  1. To cut (an item) out of (a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
  2. (Informal) To hit with a sharp blow:
  3. To cut the hair of
(Informal) To cheat out of money, etc.; also, to overcharge
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  1. (Informal) To cheat out of money, etc.; also, to overcharge
  2. To force out the eye of (a person) with one's thumb.
  3. In fighting, to push one's thumb into the eye of
To cut into and wound slightly:
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  1. To cut into and wound slightly:
  2. To cut a nick or notch in.
  3. To cut short; check:
(Informal) To scalp bonds, tickets, etc.
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  1. (Informal) To scalp bonds, tickets, etc.
  2. To buy and sell securities or commodities for small quick profits.
  3. To cut or tear the scalp from.
The outer covering of a vertebrate animal, consisting of two layers of cells, a thick inner layer (the dermis) and a thin outer layer (the epidermis). Structures such as hair, scales, or feathers are contained in the skin, as are fat cells, sweat glands, and sensory receptors. Skin provides a protective barrier against disease-causing microorganisms and against the sun's ultraviolet rays. In warm-blooded animals, it aids in temperature regulation, as by insulating against the cold.
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  1. The outer covering of a vertebrate animal, consisting of two layers of cells, a thick inner layer (the dermis) and a thin outer layer (the epidermis). Structures such as hair, scales, or feathers are contained in the skin, as are fat cells, sweat glands, and sensory receptors. Skin provides a protective barrier against disease-causing microorganisms and against the sun's ultraviolet rays. In warm-blooded animals, it aids in temperature regulation, as by insulating against the cold.
  2. To become covered with skin or a similar layer:
  3. To remove skin from
A drunkard.
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  1. A drunkard.
  2. A bout of drinking.
  3. A person who regularly drinks alcoholic liquor to excess; drunkard
One who is habitually drunk.
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  1. One who is habitually drunk.
  2. A person who often gets drunk; inebriate
A drunken person, esp. a drunkard
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  1. A drunken person, esp. a drunkard
A drunkard
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One who drinks alcoholic beverages habitually and excessively.
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  1. One who drinks alcoholic beverages habitually and excessively.
(Brit.) A pub; tavern
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  1. (Brit.) A pub; tavern
  2. A person who drinks alcoholic liquor to excess; drunk
A drunkard.
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  1. A drunkard.
  2. (Slang, former) Alcoholic liquor
  3. (Informal) A person who drinks liquor habitually and to excess; esp., an alcoholic
A drunkard.
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  1. A drunkard.
  2. A card game, played in many variations, in which the object is to match cards into sets of the same denomination or sequences of the same suit
The liquid used in pickling; brine.
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  1. The liquid used in pickling; brine.
  2. Food steeped in pickle, especially pork trimmings.
  3. A pickled food, esp. the feet, ears, and head of a pig
A piece of absorbent porous material, such as cellulose, plastic, or rubber, used especially for washing and cleaning.
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  1. A piece of absorbent porous material, such as cellulose, plastic, or rubber, used especially for washing and cleaning.
  2. Any of a phylum (Porifera) of simple, aquatic, sessile animals having a porous structure and a tough, often siliceous or calcareous, skeleton
  3. A contraceptive sponge.
A person who gives a small tip or no gratuity at all
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  1. A person who gives a small tip or no gratuity at all
  2. A person:
  3. A drunk.

Synonym Study

  • Impregnate implies the penetration and permeation of one thing by another wood impregnated with creosote
  • Steep usually suggests soaking for the purpose of extracting the essence of something to steep tea
  • Drench implies a thorough wetting as by a downpour a garden drenched by the rain
  • Saturate implies absorption to a point where no more can be taken up air saturated with moisture
  • Soak implies immersion in a liquid, etc. as for the purpose of absorption, thorough wetting, softening, etc. to soak bread in milk
Find another word for soak. In this page you can discover 94 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for soak, like: drench, wet, immerse, immerge, merge, dip, water, imbrue, infiltrate, percolate and permeate.