It had a festive air last Sunday as residents flooded into the spotlessly clean park to soak up the first rays of spring.
We will soak the sauce with corn bread made with duck bacon bits.
Spring is starting to arrive, and we plan to soak up as much sun as our vitamin-D-deficient bodies can handle.
I particularly liked his zebra skin rug, and the pool table laden with finger food to soak up all the alcohol.
Payroll employment increased by 165,000--more than enough to soak up population growth.
soak it in water all day and all night; changing the water several times.
soak the bread crumbs in the milk fifteen or twenty minutes.
Crush the toast with your hand and soak it in the milk; add the eggs well whipped.
soak the crumbs in the milk, beat into these the eggs, and butter a baking dish.
The solution is now removed from the bowl, and the deposit is washed with distilled water and left to soak for at least six hours.
Old English socian (intransitive) "to soak, to lie in liquid," from Proto-Germanic *sukon (cf. West Flemish soken), possibly from PIE *sug-, from root *seue- (2) "to take liquid" (see sup (v.2)). Transitive sense "drench, permeate thoroughly" is from mid-14c.; that of "cause to lie in liquid" is from early 15c. Meaning "take up by absorption" is from 1550s. Slang meaning "to overcharge" first recorded 1895. Related: Soaked; soaking. As a noun, mid-15c., from the verb.