Synonyms of soaking


1. soak, soakage, soaking, natural process, natural action, action, activity

usage: 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"

2. drenching, soaking, souse, sousing, wetting

usage: the act of making something completely wet; "he gave it a good drenching"

3. soak, soaking, wash, washing, lavation

usage: washing something by allowing it to soak


1. soak, immerse, plunge

usage: submerge in a liquid; "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"

2. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook, cheat, rip off, chisel

usage: rip off; ask an unreasonable price

3. drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse, wet

usage: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"

4. pawn, soak, hock, consign, charge

usage: leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your grandfather's gold watch"

5. soak, beat, beat up, work over

usage: beat severely

6. intoxicate, soak, inebriate, affect

usage: make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)

7. souse, soak, inebriate, hit it up, drink, booze, fuddle

usage: become drunk or drink excessively

8. soak, imbue, impregnate, saturate

usage: fill, soak, or imbue totally; "soak the bandage with disinfectant"

9. soak, heat, heat up

usage: heat a metal prior to working it


1. soaking, sopping, dripping

usage: extremely wet; "dripping wet"; "soaking wet"

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