water-soak

verb
wa·ter-soak | \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌsōk , ˈwä- \
water-soaked; water-soaking; water-soaks

Definition of water-soak 

transitive verb

: to soak in water

Synonyms & Antonyms for water-soak

Synonyms

bathe, bedraggle, douse (also dowse), drench, drown, soak, sop, souse, wash, water, waterlog, wet, wet down

Antonyms

dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, scorch, sear

Visit the Thesaurus for More 

First Known Use of water-soak

1680, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about water-soak

Share water-soak

Statistics for water-soak

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for water-soak

The first known use of water-soak was in 1680

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on water-soak

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for water-soak

Comments on water-soak

What made you want to look up water-soak? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to make amends

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!