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


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

      adj 1: wet through and through; thoroughly wet; "stood at the door
             drenched (or soaked) by the rain"; "a shirt saturated
             with perspiration"; "his shoes were sopping (or
             soaking)"; "the speaker's sodden collar"; "soppy
             clothes" [syn: drenched, saturated, soaking, sodden,
              sopping, soppy]
      2: very drunk [syn: besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked,
          cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated,
          plastered, potty, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soused,
          sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tiddly, tiddley, tight,
          tipsy, wet]