Meaning of “sop” in the English Dictionary

"sop" in American English

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sopnoun [ C ]

us /sɑp/

something unimportant or of little value that is offered to stop complaints or unhappiness:

He regarded third prize as just a sop.

(Definition of “sop” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"SOP" in Business English

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SOPnoun [ C or U ]

uk us

HR, WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT abbreviation for standard operating procedure

ACCOUNTING →  statement of principles

(Definition of “SOP” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)