Definitions for soak up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up(verb)

    take in, also metaphorically

    "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"

  2. steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up(verb)

    devote (oneself) fully to

    "He immersed himself into his studies"


  1. soak up(Verb)


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

soak up

to draw in or suck up; to absorb

You'd better soak that spilt coffee up with a cloth.

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