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English noun: soap

1. soap (artifact) a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats


Broader (hypernym)cleaner, cleanser, cleansing agent


Narrower (hyponym)bar soap, bath soap, built-soap powder, castile soap, face soap, green soap, leather soap, liquid soap, saddle soap, soap flakes, soap powder, soft soap, toilet soap, washing powder

2. soap (possession) money offered as a bribe


Broader (hypernym)bribe, payoff

3. soap (artifact) street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate


Synonymseasy lay, Georgia home boy, goop, grievous bodily harm, liquid ecstasy, max, scoop


Broader (hypernym)gamma hydroxybutyrate, GHB


English verb: soap

1. soap (body) rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning


ExamplesDid he soap his foot?


Synonymslather


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


Broader (hypernym)clean, cleanse


Entaillave, wash









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