soaked


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soak

 (sōk)
v. soaked, soak·ing, soaks
v.tr.
1.
a. To immerse in liquid for a period of time: Soak the beans in water before cooking.
b. To make thoroughly wet or saturated: I soaked the flowers with the hose. We got soaked by the rain.
2.
a. To absorb (liquid, for example) through pores or interstices: Use the bread to soak up the gravy.
b. To be exposed to: went to the beach to soak up the sun.
c. Informal To experience or take in mentally, especially eagerly and easily: soaked up the music scene.
3. To remove (a stain, for example) by continued immersion: soaked out the grease spots.
4. Informal
a. To drink (alcoholic liquor), especially to excess.
b. To make (a person) drunk.
5. Slang To charge (a person) an inordinate amount for something: people were getting soaked during the gas shortage.
v.intr.
1. To be immersed in liquid: The beans are soaking.
2.
a. To seep into or permeate something: Water soaked into the soil.
b. To be taken in mentally: The speaker paused to let her words soak in.
3. Slang To drink to excess.
n.
1. The act or process of soaking: had a long soak in the bath.
2. Liquid in which something may be soaked.
3. Slang A drunkard.

[Middle English soken, from Old English socian; see seuə- in Indo-European roots.]

soak′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.soaked - very drunksoaked - very drunk        
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
drunk, inebriated, intoxicated - stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated"

soaked

adjective drenched, saturated, sodden, sopping, dripping wet, wet through, soaked to the skin, wringing wet, like a drowned rat, droukit or drookit (Scot.) We got soaked walking home.
Translations
مَنْقُوعيَخْتَرِق الماءُ الثِّياب
promočenýpromočený skrz naskrz
gennemblødtgennemvåd
läpimärkä
promočen
gegnblauturrennblautur
ずぶぬれの
흠뻑 젖은
dyblöt
เปียกชุ่ม
ıslakıslanmışsırılsıklamsucuk gibi olmuş
ướt đẫm

soaked

[ˈsəʊkt] adjtrempé(e)
By the time we got back we were soaked → Nous sommes rentrés trempés.
to get soaked to the skin → être trempé(e) jusqu'aux os

soaked

adj
(= drenched) person, garmentdurchnässt; her dress was soakedihr Kleid war klatschnass (inf)or völlig durchnässt; his T-shirt was soaked in sweatsein T-Shirt war schweißgetränkt; to get soakedvöllig durchnässt werden; to be soaked to the skin, to be soaked throughbis auf die Haut nass sein
(fig: = steeped) to be soaked in something (person)in etw (dat)ganz aufgehen; (performance etc)von etw durchdrungen sein

soak

(səuk) verb
1. to (let) stand in a liquid. She soaked the clothes overnight in soapy water.
2. to make very wet. That shower has completely soaked my clothes.
3. (with in, ~into, ~through etc) (of a liquid) to penetrate. The blood from his wound has soaked right through the bandage.
soaked adjective
(often with through). She got soaked (through) in that shower.
-soaked
rain-soaked / blood-soaked clothing
ˈsoaking adjective
very wet. She took off her soaking garments.
soaking wet
soaking; very wet. I've washed my hair and it's still soaking wet.
soak up
to draw in or suck up; to absorb. You'd better soak that spilt coffee up with a cloth.

soaked

مَنْقُوع promočený gennemblødt durchnässt μουλιασμένος empapado, remojado läpimärkä trempé promočen fradicio ずぶぬれの 흠뻑 젖은 doorweekt gjennombløt przemoknięty ensopado промокший dyblöt เปียกชุ่ม ıslak ướt đẫm 湿透的
References in classic literature ?
Though well soaked with rain, it was still partially legible.
It's the three soaked biscuits ye eat for supper turning over inside of ye --nothing else.
Yes, when a fellow's soaked through, it's hard to be sensible, that's a fact.
They raised him up, but there was no life, and his hair was soaked with blood.
Then, too, a still more dreadful thing happened to him; he worked in a place where his feet were soaked in chemicals, and it was not long before they had eaten through his new boots.
She continued to fetch and pour until I was well soaked and thoroughly comfortable.
The mimic royalty on the stage, with their soaked satins clinging to their bodies, slopped about ankle-deep in water, warbling their sweetest and best, the fiddlers under the eaves of the state sawed away for dear life, with the cold overflow spouting down the backs of their necks, and the dry and happy King sat in his lofty box and wore his gloves to ribbons applauding.
We went gliding swift along, dead silent, past the tip of the paddle- box, and past the stern; then in a second or two more we was a hundred yards below the wreck, and the darkness soaked her up, every last sign of her, and we was safe, and knowed it.
Here was matter for dismay, for they were soaked through and chilled.
Rochester held the candle over him; I recognised in his pale and seemingly lifeless face--the stranger, Mason: I saw too that his linen on one side, and one arm, was almost soaked in blood.
Terror made me cruel; and, finding it useless to attempt shaking the creature off, I pulled its wrist on to the broken pane, and rubbed it to and fro till the blood ran down and soaked the bedclothes: still it wailed, 'Let me in
we mun get him out here--we mun get him watchin' an listenin' an' sniffin' up th' air an' get him just soaked through wi' sunshine.