An example of to soak is to lay in the sunshine.
An example of to soak is to appreciate a beautiful view.
An example of a soak is sitting in a warm bath.
An example of to soak is to add on extra charges to a taxi cab fare.
An example of to soak is to submerge a rag in water.
An example of to soak is for stain to absorb into wood.
Soaked out the grease spots.
People were getting soaked during the gas shortage.
The beans are soaking.
Had a long soak in the bath.
Soaked to the skin by the rain.
Rain soaking through his coat.
The fact soaked into his head.
I'm going to soak in the bath for a couple of hours.
A sponge soaks up water; the skin soaks in moisture.
I soaked up all the knowledge I could at university.
We should soak the kiln at cone 9 for half an hour.
- To draw out (dirt, etc.) by or as by soaking.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of soak
- Middle English soken from Old English socian seuə-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition