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  Definition of Soak
  1. washing something by allowing it to soak
  2. 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"
  3. cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"
  4. heat a metal prior to working it
  5. fill, soak, or imbue totally; "saturate the bandage with disinfectant"
  6. become drunk or drink excessively
  7. make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
  8. beat severely; slang
  9. submerge in a liquid; "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"
  10. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
  11. leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your grandfather''s gold watch"
Similar Words: soaking, soakage, drench, douse, dowse, sop, souse, imbue, inebriate, hit it up, intoxicate, overcharge, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook, pawn, hock

 

Hyponyms: brine, bedraggle, bate, ret, sluice, flush, steep, infuse, brew, befuddle, fuddle, extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring

 

Entailments: charge, bill

 

Derivational Morphology: imbue, drenching, soaking, souse, sousing, downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker, soakage, alcoholism, alcohol addiction, inebriation, drunkenness, inebriety, intoxication, tipsiness, drunkard, drunk, rummy, sot, inebriate, alcoholic, alky, dipsomaniac, boozer, lush, alcohol, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriant, overcharge, hock, pawn

 

 
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