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Spanish translation of “soak”

soak

verb /səuk/
to ( let ) stand in a liquid
remojar(se)
She soaked the clothes overnight in soapy water .
to make very wet
empaparse
That shower has completely soaked my clothes .
(with in, into, throughetc) (of a liquid ) to penetrate
penetrar
The blood from his wound has soaked right through the bandage .
soaked adjective (often with through)
empapado
She got soaked (through) in that shower .
-soaked suffix
empapado de…
rain-soaked / blood-soaked clothing
soaking adjective very wet
empapado
She took off her soaking garments .
soaking wet adjective soaking ; very wet
empapado
I’ve washed my hair and it’s still soaking wet .
soak up phrasal verb to draw in or suck up; to absorb
absorber
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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