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English noun: sop

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


Synonymssops


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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