Share this entry

Share this page


Pronunciation: /səʊk/

Translation of soak in French:


  • 2 [person] faire tremper [clothes, foods]


  • 2 [liquid] to soak into être absorbé/-e par to soak through traverser

Phrasal verbs

soak up

soak [sth] upsoak up [sth] absorber
soak up [sth] s'imprégner de [atmosphere] to soak up the sun faire le plein [fam] de soleil

Definition of soak in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day colloquy
Pronunciation: ˈkɒləkwi
a conversation