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sop up

Definitions of sop up
  1. verb
    take up as if with a sponge
    synonyms: suck in, take in, take up
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    type of:
    consume, have, ingest, take, take in
    serve oneself to, or consume regularly
  2. verb
    take in, also metaphorically
    synonyms: absorb, draw, imbibe, soak up, suck, suck up, take in, take up
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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
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