soak up

Primary Meanings of soak up

1.
v
take in, also metaphorically
2.
v
devote (oneself) fully to
Full Definitions of soak up
1

v take in, also metaphorically

Synonyms:
absorb, draw, imbibe, sop up, suck, suck up, take in, take up
Types:
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mop, mop up, wipe up
to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
blot
dry (ink) with blotting paper
sponge up
absorb as if with a sponge
swab, swob
wash with a swab or a mop
sponge
soak up with a sponge
2

v devote (oneself) fully to

Synonyms:
absorb, engross, engulf, immerse, plunge, steep
immerse, plunge
cause to be immersed
Types:
drink, drink in
be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to
Type of:
center, centre, concentrate, focus, pore, rivet
direct one's attention on something

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