Meaning of “soap” - Learner’s Dictionary

soap

noun us uk /səʊp/
Clean the wound with soap and water.Use a mild soap that is gentle on your skin.Nick slipped on a bar of soap.The soap is scented with vanilla.The factory produces soap and detergent.
FOR WASHING [ U ]

A2 a substance that you use for washing:

a bar of soap
soap powder
TELEVISION PROGRAMME [ C ] also soap opera

B1 a television programme about the lives of a group of people that is broadcast several times every week

(Definition of “soap” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)