- a piece of food, as bread, soaked in milk, gravy, etc.
- something given by way of concession or appeasement
- a bribe
Origin of sopMiddle English soppe from Old English sopp from base of supan: see sup
transitive verbsopped, sop′ping
- to soak, steep, or saturate in or with liquid
- to take up (liquid) by absorption: usually with up
Origin of sopOE soppian < the n.
- to soak (in, into, or through something)
- to be or become thoroughly wet