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soak

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of soak

  1. a person who makes a habit of getting drunk <felt sorry for the town soak, who couldn't hold a job> Synonyms alcoholic, alkie (or alky) [slang], boozehound, boozer, dipsomaniac, drinker, drunkard, inebriate, juicehead [slang], juicer [slang], lush, rummy, drunk, soaker, sot, souse, tippler, toper, tosspotRelated Words swigger, swiller; winoNear Antonyms abstainer, nondrinker, teetotaler (or teetotaller), teetotalist




soak

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of soak

  1. 1 to wet thoroughly with liquid <we ran for home as soon as the rain started, but our clothes still ended up soaked> Synonyms drench, drown, impregnate, macerate, saturate, sodden, sop, souse, steep Related Words waterlog, water-soak; marinate, seethe; presoak; dip, immerse, inundate, submerge, swamp; bathe, douse (also dowse), hydrate, swill, wash, water; infiltrate, penetrate, permeate; damp, dampen, humidify, moisten Near Antonyms dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, sear; drain, empty, void; dehumidify Antonyms wring (out)

  2. 2 to charge (someone) too much for goods or services <a merchant who soaks the tourists every summer> Synonyms gouge, overcharge, sting, surchargeRelated Words cheat, defraud, stick; clip, fleece, skin; mischargeAntonyms undercharge

  3. 3 to make wet <that downpour soaked my hair, and now I look like a sight> Synonyms bathe, bedraggle, douse (also dowse), drench, drown, wet, sodden, sop, souse, wash, water, waterlog, water-soak, wet downRelated Words asperse, bedew, damp, dampen, drizzle, humidify, hydrate, mist, moisten, moisturize, shower, sprinkle; deluge, flood, hose (down), inundate, overflow; submerge, swamp; splash; impregnate, saturate, steep; flush, irrigate, lave, rinse, slosh, sluice; dip, duck, dunk; rehydrate, rewash, rewetNear Antonyms dewater, evaporate, freeze-dry; drip-dry, wring; dehumidifyAntonyms dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, scorch, sear

  4. 4 to partake excessively of alcoholic beverages <depressed about his love life, he repaired to a bar to soak> Synonyms bib, booze, guzzle, liquor (up), lush (up) [slang], drink, tippleRelated Words carouse, revel; imbibe, nipNear Antonyms abstain




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