Definition and Meanings for soaked

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Soaked is ranked 21,821 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of soaked

transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb

Etymology of soaked

oe. soken, as. socian to sioak, steep, fr. s, s, to suck. see suck

Meaning of soaked


as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • 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.
  • to drench; to wet thoroughly.
  • to draw in by the pores, or through small passages; as, a sponge soaks up water; the skin soaks in moisture.
  • to make (its way) by entering pores or interstices; -- often with through.
  • fig.: to absorb; to drain.

as intransitive verb

  • to lie steeping in water or other liquid; to become sturated; as, let the cloth lie and soak.
  • to enter (into something) by pores or interstices; as, water soaks into the earth or other porous matter.
  • to drink intemperately or gluttonously.
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