Definitions of sop
  1. verb
    dip into liquid
    sop bread into the sauce”
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    dip, douse, dunk, plunge, souse
    immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
  2. verb
    cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
    synonyms: douse, dowse, drench, soak, souse
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    soak in brine
    bedraggle, draggle
    make wet and dirty, as from rain
    soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments
    place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue
    flush, sluice
    irrigate with water from a sluice
    type of:
    cause to become wet
  3. verb
    be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid
    synonyms: soak through
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    ooze through
    run slowly and gradually
  4. noun
    piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
    synonyms: sops
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    type of:
    bit, bite, morsel
    a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
  5. verb
    give a conciliatory gift or bribe to
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    bribe, buy, corrupt, grease one's palms
    make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
  6. noun
    a concession given to mollify or placate
    “the offer was a sop to my feelings”
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    a point conceded or yielded
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