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Definition of 'soak'


  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"
       Synonyms: soakage soaking
  2. washing something by allowing it to soak
       Synonyms: soaking


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

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