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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 soak /ˈsok/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 soak /ˈsok/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Soak, v. i.
 1. To lie steeping in water or other liquid; to become sturated; as, let the cloth lie and soak.
 2. To enter (into something) by pores or interstices; as, water soaks into the earth or other porous matter.
 3. To drink intemperately or gluttonously. [Slang]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Soak v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soaked p. pr. & vb. n. Soaking.]
 1. To cause or suffer to lie in a fluid till the substance has imbibed what it can contain; to macerate in water or other liquid; to steep, as for the purpose of softening or freshening; as, to soak cloth; to soak bread; to soak salt meat, salt fish, or the like.
 2. To drench; to wet thoroughly.
    Their land shall be soaked with blood.   --Isa. xxiv. 7.
 3. To draw in by the pores, or through small passages; as, a sponge soaks up water; the skin soaks in moisture.
 4. To make (its way) by entering pores or interstices; -- often with through.
    The rivulet beneath soaked its way obscurely through wreaths of snow.   --Sir W. Scott.
 5. Fig.: To absorb; to drain. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the process of becoming softened and saturated as a
           consequence of being immersed in water (or other
           liquid); "a good soak put life back in the wagon" [syn:
           soakage, soaking]
      2: washing something by allowing it to soak [syn: soaking]
      v 1: submerge in a liquid; "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"
      2: rip off; ask an unreasonable price [syn: overcharge, surcharge,
          gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook]
         [ant: undercharge]
      3: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot
         face" [syn: drench, douse, dowse, sop, souse]
      4: leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your
         grandfather's gold watch" [syn: pawn, hock]
      5: beat severely; slang
      6: make drunk (with alcoholic drinks) [syn: intoxicate, inebriate]
      7: become drunk or drink excessively [syn: souse, inebriate,
          hit it up]
      8: fill, soak, or imbue totally; "saturate the bandage with
         disinfectant" [syn: imbue]
      9: heat a metal prior to working it