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Another word for soak

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Verb
  1. To make thoroughly wet

    See also:

    dry

  2. To saturate (something) with a liquid

    See also:

    dry

  3. To take in (moisture or liquid).

    See also:

    give

  4. To take in and incorporate, especially mentally.

    See also:

    accept

  5. To take alcoholic liquor, especially excessively or habitually

Noun
  1. A person who is habitually drunk

    See also:

    drugs

Idioms:

    soak in

  1. To come as a realization

Another word for soak

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