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
2. washing something by allowing it to soak
Similar word(s): soaking
1. submerge in a liquid
- I soaked in the hot tub for an hour
2. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
3. cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
4. leave as a guarantee in return for money
5. beat severely
6. make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
7. become drunk or drink excessively
8. fill, soak, or imbue totally
- soak the bandage with disinfectant
Similar word(s): imbue
9. heat a metal prior to working it
Sentences with soak as a verb:
- I'm going to soak in the bath for a couple of hours.
- Soak the beans overnight before cooking.
- The water soaked into my shoes and gave me wet feet.
- A sponge soaks up water; the skin soaks in moisture.
- I soaked up all the knowledge I could at university.
- We should soak the kiln at cone 9 for half an hour.