Definition of soak noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    soak

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//səʊk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//soʊk//
     
    (also soaking)[singular]
     
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  1. 1an act of leaving something in a liquid for a period of time; an act of making somebody/something wet Give the shirt a good soak before you wash it.
  2. 2(informal) a period of time spent in a bath Relax with a nice long soak in a hot bath.
  3. Word Origin Old English socian ‘become saturated with a liquid by immersion’; related to sūcan ‘to suck’.
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