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Definition of Soak


  1. To cause or suffer to lie in a fluid till the substance has imbibed what it can contain; to macerate in water or other liquid; to steep, as for the purpose of softening or freshening; as, to soak cloth; to soak bread; to soak salt meat, salt fish, or the like.
  2. To drench; to wet thoroughly.
  3. To draw in by the pores, or through small passages; as, a sponge soaks up water; the skin soaks in moisture.
  4. To make (its way) by entering pores or interstices; -- often with through.
  5. Fig.: To absorb; to drain.
  6. To lie steeping in water or other liquid; to become sturated; as, let the cloth lie and soak.
  7. To enter (into something) by pores or interstices; as, water soaks into the earth or other porous matter.
  8. To drink intemperately or gluttonously.
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Soak Translations

soak in Afrikaans is week
soak in Dutch is in de week zetten, weekmaken, weken
soak in Italian is ammollare
soak in Portuguese is embeba