Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun soak

2 senses of soak

Sense 1
soak, soakage, soaking -- (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")
       => natural process, natural action, action, activity -- (a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity")

Sense 2
soak, soaking -- (washing something by allowing it to soak)
       => wash, washing, lavation -- (the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb soak

9 senses of soak

Sense 1
soak -- (submerge in a liquid; "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour")
       => immerse, plunge -- (thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water")

Sense 2
overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook -- (rip off; ask an unreasonable price)
       => cheat, rip off, chisel -- (deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money")

Sense 3
drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse -- (cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face")
       => wet -- (cause to become wet; "Wet your face")

Sense 4
pawn, soak, hock -- (leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your grandfather's gold watch")
       => consign, charge -- (give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage")

Sense 5
soak -- (beat severely)
       => beat, beat up, work over -- (give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students")

Sense 6
intoxicate, soak, inebriate -- (make drunk (with alcoholic drinks))
       => affect -- (act physically on; have an effect upon; "the medicine affects my heart rate")

Sense 7
souse, soak, inebriate, hit it up -- (become drunk or drink excessively)
       => drink, booze, fuddle -- (consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night")

Sense 8
soak, imbue -- (fill, soak, or imbue totally; "soak the bandage with disinfectant")
       => impregnate, saturate -- (infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol")

Sense 9
soak -- (heat a metal prior to working it)
       => heat, heat up -- (make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove")

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