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1. soak

verb. ['ˈsoʊk'] submerge in a liquid.

Synonyms

  • plunge

Antonyms

  • ignite
  • dryness

Etymology

  • soken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • socian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Soak

  • provoke
  • misspoke
  • stroke
  • revoke
  • invoke
  • stoke
  • spoke
  • snoke
  • smoke
  • smoak
  • schroeck
  • schmoke
  • laroque
  • larocque
  • evoke
  • droke
  • croke
  • croak
  • cloke
  • cloak
  • broke
  • bloke
  • baroque
  • awoke
  • yolk
  • yoke
  • yoak
  • wouk
  • wolk
  • woke

Example sentences of the word soak


1. Verb, base form
Add 1 cup of baking soda to the water and soak your clothing for six to 12 hours.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If you start to see standing water let the water soak into the soil before continuing.

3. Verb, past tense
After discarding them and their growing medium, soak the pots in the disinfecting bleach solution for 30 minutes.

Quotes containing the word soak


1. You soak up my soul and mingle me. Each drop of my blood cries out to the earth. We are partners, blended as one.
- Rumi

2. Even after the stormiest weather, a true warrior will still reflect the brilliant rays of the magnificent sun through both his or her eyes. You may get hit by sudden lighting or take severe beatings from the cruel wind, but you will always get back up and stand strong on your feet again, soak in the sunlight, and be prepared to get hit by even the most merciless hail - time and time again.
- Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

3. I can blend words easily with my pen, and show concepts from deep within. Yet not everyone gets the message I send. So why do I even let these words begin? Maybe they will soak in one day at the right time. When the readers on a new path to find. So for now I'll continue to drop ink and not worry about what other people think.
- Stanley Victor Paskavich

2. soak

verb. ['ˈsoʊk'] rip off; ask an unreasonable price.

Synonyms

  • fleece
  • overcharge
  • squeeze
  • hook
  • plume
  • rob
  • rip off
  • pluck
  • rack
  • gouge
  • extort
  • gazump
  • charge
  • wring
  • bill
  • surcharge
  • chisel

Antonyms

  • sober
  • nonalcoholic
  • activation
  • sink

Etymology

  • soken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • socian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. soak

verb. ['ˈsoʊk'] cover with liquid; pour liquid onto.

Synonyms

  • brine
  • flush
  • douse
  • draggle
  • bedraggle
  • wet
  • sluice
  • ret
  • drench
  • dowse
  • sop
  • souse

Antonyms

  • underdress
  • dress down
  • dirty
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • soken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • socian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. soak

verb. ['ˈsoʊk'] heat a metal prior to working it.

Synonyms

  • heat up

Antonyms

  • push
  • spread

Etymology

  • soken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • socian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. soak

verb. ['ˈsoʊk'] fill, soak, or imbue totally.

Synonyms

  • impregnate
  • steep
  • saturate
  • brew
  • infuse

Antonyms

  • gutlessness
  • linger
  • absolve
  • calm

Etymology

  • soken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • socian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. soak

verb. ['ˈsoʊk'] make drunk (with alcoholic drinks).

Synonyms

  • inebriate
  • intoxicate
  • affect
  • befuddle

Antonyms

  • disclaim
  • credit
  • arise
  • pay cash

Etymology

  • soken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • socian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. soak

noun. ['ˈsoʊk'] the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid).

Synonyms

  • natural action
  • natural process
  • activity
  • action
  • soakage

Antonyms

  • gain
  • straight line
  • unfasten
  • unhook

Etymology

  • soken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • socian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. soak

verb. ['ˈsoʊk'] beat severely.

Synonyms

  • beat
  • beat up

Antonyms

  • fresh water
  • ill health
  • poor

Etymology

  • soken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • socian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. soak

noun. ['ˈsoʊk'] washing something by allowing it to soak.

Synonyms

  • soaking
  • washing
  • wash

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • decompress
  • decompression
  • unclasp

Etymology

  • soken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • socian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. soak

verb. ['ˈsoʊk'] become drunk or drink excessively.

Synonyms

  • souse
  • inebriate
  • hit it up
  • booze
  • drink

Antonyms

  • discharge
  • unburden
  • empty
  • negative charge

Etymology

  • soken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • socian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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