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English noun: sop

1. sop (food) piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid


Broader (hypernym)bit, bite, morsel

2. sop (communication) a concession given to mollify or placate

SamplesThe offer was a sop to my feelings.

Broader (hypernym)concession

3. SOP (act) a prescribed procedure to be followed routinely

SamplesRote memorization has been the educator's standard operating procedure for centuries.

Synonymsstandard operating procedure, standard procedure, standing operating procedure

Broader (hypernym)operating procedure

Narrower (hyponym)lockstep

English verb: sop

1. sop (possession) give a conciliatory gift or bribe to

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bribe, buy, corrupt, grease one's palms

2. sop (contact) be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid

Synonymssoak through

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)ooze through

3. sop (contact) dip into liquid

SamplesSop bread into the sauce.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)dip, douse, dunk, plunge, souse

4. sop (change) cover with liquid; pour liquid onto

SamplesSouse water on his hot face.

Synonymsdouse, dowse, drench, soak, souse

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)wet

Narrower (hyponym)bate, bedraggle, brine, draggle, flush, ret, sluice

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