Origin of soak

before 1000; Middle English soken, Old English sōcian; akin to suck

SYNONYMS FOR soak

2, 4 seep.
7 See wet.
8 infuse, penetrate.

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British Dictionary definitions for soak

soak

/ (səʊk) /

verb

noun

Derived Forms

soaker, nounsoaking, noun, adjective

Word Origin for soak

Old English sōcian to cook; see suck
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