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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

(sɒp)
n
1. (Cookery) (often plural) food soaked in a liquid before being eaten
2. a concession, bribe, etc, given to placate or mollify: a sop to one's feelings.
3. informal a stupid or weak person
vb, sops, sopping or sopped
4. (Cookery) (tr) to dip or soak (food) in liquid
5. (when: intr, often foll by in) to soak or be soaked
[Old English sopp; related to Old Norse soppa soup, Old High German sopfa milk with bread; see sup2]

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
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