Definitions for soak up

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word soak up

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)



  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soak up in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soak up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Approximately how many 'inkspots' can a police blotter soak-up before it is retired or replaced?

  2. Lev Gudkov:

    The systemic opposition is not an opposition, but different factions of the ruling party, they work to soak up social discontent.

  3. Aaron Jett:

    Demand has been pretty decent and continued to grow, and it should continue at a decent clip. But will it be enough to soak up enough supply in the U.S. market? Probably not.

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