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Meaning of “soak” - Learner’s Dictionary

soak

verb [I, T]     /səʊk/
PUT IN LIQUID
B2 If you soak something, or let it soak, you put it in a liquid for a period of time: He left the pan in the sink to soak. Soak the bread in the milk.Physical and chemical processes
MAKE WET
If liquid soaks somewhere or soaks something, it makes something very wet: The rain soaked my clothes. The ink soaked through the paper onto the table.Wet weather and wetnessPhysical and chemical processes
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