sop

Primary Meanings of sop

1.
vn
dip into liquid
piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
2.
vn
give a conciliatory gift or bribe to
a concession given to mollify or placate
Full Definitions of sop
1

v dip into liquid

sop bread into the sauce”
Type of:
dip, douse, dunk, plunge, souse
immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate

v cover with liquid; pour liquid onto

Synonyms:
douse, dowse, drench, soak, souse
Types:
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brine
soak in brine
bedraggle, draggle
make wet and dirty, as from rain
bate
soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments
ret
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:
wet
cause to become wet

v be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid

Synonyms:
soak through
Type of:
ooze through
run slowly and gradually

n piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid

Synonyms:
sops
Type of:
bit, bite, morsel
a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
2

v give a conciliatory gift or bribe to

Type of:
bribe, buy, corrupt, grease one's palms
make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence

n a concession given to mollify or placate

“the offer was a sop to my feelings”
Type of:
concession
a point conceded or yielded

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