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Soak Up

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb soak up:

imbibeengrosssteepengulfimmerseplungesuckabsorbdraw
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Definition of the verb soak up

What does soak up mean as a doing phrase?

verb

  1. take in, also metaphorically
  2. devote (oneself) fully to

Alternative definition of the verb soak up

verb

  1. See absorb.

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Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions (1889)

Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule

Soak in, Imbibe, draw iu, soak up. goud up' sÍ'<Mlzo2N'iaz Ti 1 ...

Google previewHazardous Materials Dictionary, Second Edition (1994)

by Ronny J. Coleman

Absorb To soak up or drink in, as when a hazardous material is taken into a plant, textile, or soil. Absorbed Dose The quantity of a material absorbed per unit of mass of tissue; unit of dose varies from chemical to chemical. Absorbent Materials ...

Google previewDictionary of the Alabama Language (1993)

by Cora Sylestine, Heather K. Hardy, Timothy Montler

smooth—soak 631 632 soak up—something sometime—sound 633. smooth to be smooth: loobo, timichko, tinko. to be smoother: limihko, to be shiny and smooth: limichko. to be soft (to the touch), smooth, cushioned: yabohli, to have a smooth ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

to soak up УУХАЙ 1.cheer, ...

Google previewOxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus (2010)

by Oxford University Press

soak up liquid or another substance. 2 take in information. 3 take over something less powerful. 4 use up time or resources. 5 reduce the effect or strength of sound or an impact: buffers absorbed most of the shock. 6 hold someone's attention.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

has been retained in spite of the development of a later and more common sense, to soak up (both literally and figuratively). When the former idea is stressed, ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2003)

by American Heritage Dictionary

absorb, soak up, wipe up 07 clean up, round up 09 iinish oti mope 04 iret, pine, sulk 05 bmod, droop ...

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You really have to soak up the culture of the people to get it right. If you're making a fiction film, it's entertainment, but you want it to be as real as possible. (Robert Duvall)
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