soak in

Definition of soak in

of a liquid

  1. :  to enter something by a gradual process Pour water around the base of the plant and allow it to soak in. —often used figuratively He sat quietly, letting her words soak in. Close your eyes and let the music soak in.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to lie immersed in liquid (as water) :  become saturated by or as if by immersion

    :  to enter or pass through something by or as if by pores or interstices :  permeate

    :  to drink alcoholic beverages intemperately

  1. :  the act or process of soaking :  the state of being soaked

    :  that (as liquid) in which something is soaked

    :  drunkard

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a brief usually trivial fact

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