Definitions for soapsoʊp
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word soap
a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
money offered as a bribe
soap, scoop, max, liquid ecstasy, grievous bodily harm, goop, Georgia home boy, easy lay(verb)
street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning
A substance able to mix with both oil and water, used for cleaning, often in the form of a solid bar or in liquid form, derived from fats or made synthetically.
I tried washing my hands with soap, but the stain wouldn't go away.
A soap opera.
To apply soap to in washing.
Be sure to soap yourself well before rinsing.
To cover with soap as a prank.
Those kids soaped my windows!
To be discreet about (a topic).
Origin: From sope, sape, from sape, from saipōn, from seib-. Cognate with saip, sape, sjippe, zeep, sepe, Seife, såpa, sápa. Related also to sap, sebum. See seep.
a substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by combining fats or oils with alkalies or alkaline earths, usually by boiling, and consists of salts of sodium, potassium, etc., with the fatty acids (oleic, stearic, palmitic, etc.). See the Note below, and cf. Saponification. By extension, any compound of similar composition or properties, whether used as a cleaning agent or not
to rub or wash over with soap
to flatter; to wheedle
Origin: [OE. sope, AS. spe; akin to D. zeep, G. seife, OHG. seifa, Icel. spa, Sw. spa, Dan. sbe, and perhaps to AS. span to drip, MHG. sfen, and L. sebum tallow. Cf. Saponaceous.]
SOAP, originally defined as Simple Object Access Protocol, is a protocol specification for exchanging structured information in the implementation of Web Services in computer networks. It relies on XML Information Set for its message format, and usually relies on other Application Layer protocols, most notably Hypertext Transfer Protocol or Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, for message negotiation and transmission.
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Rank popularity for the word 'soap' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3833
Rank popularity for the word 'soap' in Nouns Frequency: #2318
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You can go a long way with hand washing with soap and water.
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
This is not a soap opera of personalities, i'm not interested in playing that game.
The only soap of a dirty society is the clean men; only the clean can wash the grimy!
Religion is an illusion and every illusion has the inevitable destiny of a soap bubble!
Translations for soap
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- soavon, saonBreton
- sabóCatalan, Valencian
- mýdlo, namydlit, mydlitCzech
- einseifen, SeifeGerman
- σαπούνι, σαπουνίζωGreek
- sapo, sapumiEsperanto
- enjabonar, jabónSpanish
- saippuoida, saippuaFinnish
- savon, savonnerFrench
- siabannScottish Gaelic
- xabrón, xabónGalician
- szappanoz, szappanHungarian
- օճառ, օճառվել, սապոնArmenian
- insaponarsi, sapone, insaponareItalian
- シャボン, 石鹸Japanese
- سابون, sabûnKurdish
- SeefLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ziepes, ziepētLatvian
- såpa, såpeNorwegian
- са́понOssetian, Ossetic
- ਸਾਬਣPanjabi, Punjabi
- mydło, mydlićPolish
- ensaboar, sabãoPortuguese
- savung, savùnRomansh
- săpuni, săpunRomanian
- мылить, мы́ло, намылитьRussian
- saoni, sabone, sapone, saboniSardinian
- sáibu, sáibboNorthern Sami
- сапун, sapunSerbo-Croatian
- සබන්Sinhala, Sinhalese
- sesepaSouthern Sotho
- tvåla in, tvålSwedish
- xà phòngVietnamese
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