- An immersion in water etc.
- "After the climb, I had a nice long in a bath."
- (cattag2, Slang, UK) A drunkard.
- (intransitive) To be saturated with liquid by being immersed in it.
Translations: Etymology: Old English socian, from a weak grade of sucan, sÅcan "suck".
- I'm going to in the bath for a couple of hours.
- (transitive) To immerse in liquid to the point of saturation or thorough permeation.
- "Soak the beans overnight before cooking."
- (intransitive) To penetrate or permeate by saturation.
- The water soaked into my shoes and gave me wet feet.
- (transitive) To allow (especially a liquid) to be absorbed; to take in, receive. (usually + up)
- I soaked up all the knowledge I could at university.
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