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SOP

abbr.
standard operating procedure

sop

 (sŏp)
tr.v. sopped, sop·ping, sops
1. To dip, soak, or drench in a liquid; saturate.
2. To take up by absorption: sop up water with a paper towel.
n.
1. A piece of food soaked or dipped in a liquid.
2.
a. Something yielded to placate or soothe: remarks that were a sop to conservative voters.
b. A bribe.

[From Middle English soppe, bread dipped in liquid, from Old English sopp- (in soppcuppe, cup for dipping bread in); see seuə- in Indo-European roots.]

SOP

abbreviation for
standard operating procedure

SOP

abbreviation for
standard operating procedure

sop

(sɒp)

n., v. sopped, sop•ping. n.
1. a piece of solid food, as bread, for dipping in liquid food.
2. something offered to conciliate, pacify, or bribe.
v.t.
3. to dip or soak in liquid food: to sop bread in gravy.
4. to drench.
5. to take up (liquid) by absorption.
[before 1000; Middle English (n.); Old English sopp; akin to sup2]

sop


Past participle: sopped
Gerund: sopping

Imperative
sop
sop
Present
I sop
you sop
he/she/it sops
we sop
you sop
they sop
Preterite
I sopped
you sopped
he/she/it sopped
we sopped
you sopped
they sopped
Present Continuous
I am sopping
you are sopping
he/she/it is sopping
we are sopping
you are sopping
they are sopping
Present Perfect
I have sopped
you have sopped
he/she/it has sopped
we have sopped
you have sopped
they have sopped
Past Continuous
I was sopping
you were sopping
he/she/it was sopping
we were sopping
you were sopping
they were sopping
Past Perfect
I had sopped
you had sopped
he/she/it had sopped
we had sopped
you had sopped
they had sopped
Future
I will sop
you will sop
he/she/it will sop
we will sop
you will sop
they will sop
Future Perfect
I will have sopped
you will have sopped
he/she/it will have sopped
we will have sopped
you will have sopped
they will have sopped
Future Continuous
I will be sopping
you will be sopping
he/she/it will be sopping
we will be sopping
you will be sopping
they will be sopping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sopping
you have been sopping
he/she/it has been sopping
we have been sopping
you have been sopping
they have been sopping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sopping
you will have been sopping
he/she/it will have been sopping
we will have been sopping
you will have been sopping
they will have been sopping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sopping
you had been sopping
he/she/it had been sopping
we had been sopping
you had been sopping
they had been sopping
Conditional
I would sop
you would sop
he/she/it would sop
we would sop
you would sop
they would sop
Past Conditional
I would have sopped
you would have sopped
he/she/it would have sopped
we would have sopped
you would have sopped
they would have sopped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sop - piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
bite, morsel, bit - a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
2.sop - a concession given to mollify or placate; "the offer was a sop to my feelings"
concession - a point conceded or yielded; "they won all the concessions they asked for"
3.SOP - a prescribed procedure to be followed routinely; "rote memorization has been the educator's standard operating procedure for centuries"
operating procedure - a procedure for operating something or for dealing with a given situation
lockstep - a standard procedure that is followed mindlessly; "the union's support had been in lockstep for years"
Verb1.sop - give a conciliatory gift or bribe to
bribe, grease one's palms, buy, corrupt - make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; "This judge can be bought"
2.sop - be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid
ooze through - run slowly and gradually; "Blood oozed through the bandage"
3.sop - dip into liquid; "sop bread into the sauce"
dip, dunk, souse, douse, plunge - immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"
4.sop - cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"
wet - cause to become wet; "Wet your face"
brine - soak in brine
bedraggle, draggle - make wet and dirty, as from rain
bate - soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments; "bate hides and skins"
ret - place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue
sluice, flush - irrigate with water from a sluice; "sluice the earth"

sop

verb
To make thoroughly wet:
phrasal verb
sop up
To take in (moisture or liquid):
Translations

sop

[sɒp] N
1. (fig) (= pacifier) → compensación f
as a sop to his pridepara que su orgullo no quedara/quede herido
2. sops (= food) → sopa fsing
3. (= person) → bobo/a m/f
sop up VT + ADVabsorber

sop

[ˈsɒp] nos m à ronger
that's only a sop → ce n'est qu'un os à ronger
a sop to sb → un os à ronger offert à qn

sop

n
(= food)eingetunktes Brotstück
(to pacify) → Beschwichtigungsmittel nt; they’re just offering you that as a sop to keep you quietdie bieten euch das nur an, damit ihr ruhig bleibt; as a sop to his conscienceals Trostpflaster für sein (schlechtes) Gewissen

sop

[sɒp] n
a. (concession) that's only a sopè soltanto un contentino
to give sb a sop → dare il contentino a qn
as a sop to his pride → per lusingare il suo amor proprio
b. sops npl (food) → pappette fpl
sop up vt + adv (fam) → assorbire, bere
References in classic literature ?
As he halted Sancho came up, and seeing him disposed to attack this well-ordered squadron, said to him, "It would be the height of madness to attempt such an enterprise; remember, senor, that against sops from the brook, and plenty of them, there is no defensive armour in the world, except to stow oneself away under a brass bell; and besides, one should remember that it is rashness, and not valour, for a single man to attack an army that has Death in it, and where emperors fight in person, with angels, good and bad, to help them; and if this reflection will not make you keep quiet, perhaps it will to know for certain that among all these, though they look like kings, princes, and emperors, there is not a single knight-errant.
When he saw the wall shaking and crumbling irretrievably at a particular place, he patched it up with sops of cash from his three cash-earning companies.
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