soak translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "soak" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /səuk/
to (let) stand in a liquid
She soaked the clothes overnight in soapy water.
to make very wet
That shower has completely soaked my clothes.
(with in, into, throughetc) (of a liquid) to penetrate
The blood from his wound has soaked right through the bandage.
soaked adjective (often with through)
She got soaked (through) in that shower.
-soaked suffix
empapado de…
rain-soaked / blood-soaked clothing
soaking adjective very wet
She took off her soaking garments.
soaking wet adjective soaking; very wet
I’ve washed my hair and it’s still soaking wet.
soak up phrasal verb to draw in or suck up; to absorb
You’d better soak that spilt coffee up with a cloth.
(Definition of soak from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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