Definitions for SOPsɒp
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sopsɒp(n.; v.)sopped, sop•ping.
(n.)a piece of solid food, as bread, for dipping in liquid food.
something offered to conciliate, pacify, or bribe.
(v.t.)to dip or soak in liquid food:
to sop bread in gravy.
to take up (liquid) by absorption.
Origin of sop:
bef. 1000; ME (n.); OE sopp; akin to sup2
piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
a concession given to mollify or placate
"the offer was a sop to my feelings"
standing operating procedure, standard operating procedure, SOP, standard procedure(verb)
a prescribed procedure to be followed routinely
"rote memorization has been the educator's standard operating procedure for centuries"
give a conciliatory gift or bribe to
sop, soak through(verb)
be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid
dip into liquid
"sop bread into the sauce"
drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse(verb)
cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
"souse water on his hot face"
Something entirely soaked.
A piece of solid food to be soaked in liquid food.
Something given or done to pacify or bribe.
A weak, easily frightened or ineffectual person; a milksop
To steep or dip in any liquid.
Origin: soppe, from sopp 'sopped bread', from *sauppa (compare Dutch sop, Old High German sopfa), deverbative of *sūpanan 'to sup'. More at sup; compare soup.
anything steeped, or dipped and softened, in any liquid; especially, something dipped in broth or liquid food, and intended to be eaten
anything given to pacify; -- so called from the sop given to Cerberus, as related in mythology
a thing of little or no value
to steep or dip in any liquid
A sop is a piece of bread or toast that is soaked in liquid food and then eaten. In medieval cuisine, sops were very common. Sops were served with wine, soup or broth, and then picked apart into smaller pieces to soak in the liquid. At elaborate feasts, bread was often pre-cut into finger-sized pieces rather than broken off by the diners themselves. French onion soup, originating in its current form in the 18th century, can be considered a modern-day sop. The word "soup" is a cognate of "sop", both stemming ultimately from the same Germanic source. The word is mentioned prominently in the Bible, King James Version:
Translations for SOP
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a number of things fastened or growing together
a bunch of bananas.
- bos, trosAfrikaans
- montePortuguese (BR)
- trs, svazek, hrozen, chomáčCzech
- das BündelGerman
- bundt; buket; klaseDanish
- μάτσο, τσαμπίGreek
- manojo, ramo, racimoSpanish
- paquet, botte, grappe, régimeFrench
- klasi, vöndur, kippaIcelandic
- gruppo, mazzo; grappolo; cascoItalian
- 송이, 다발Korean
- kekė, puokštėLithuanian
- saišķis; pušķis; ķekarsLatvian
- bos, trosDutch
- knippe, bunt, klase, klumpNorwegian
- kiść, wiązkaPolish
- mănunchi, legătură, ciorchineRomanian
- связка, гроздьRussian
- trs, strapec, zväzok; chumáčSlovak
- bunt, klase, knippe, bukettSwedish
- salkım, demet, desteTurkish
- 一串Chinese (Trad.)
- в'язка, пучокUkrainian
- bó, buồng, chùmVietnamese
- 一串Chinese (Simp.)
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