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Definition 1: the act of making something completely wet - [noun denoting act]

Samples where souse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave it a good drenching

Synonyms for souse in the sense of this definition

(souse is a kind of ...) the act of making something wet

Definition 2: pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled - [noun denoting food]

(souse is a kind of ...) highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings

Definition 3: a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for souse in the sense of this definition

(souse is a kind of ...) a chronic drinker

Definition 4: cook in a marinade - [verb of change]

Samples where souse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • souse herring

(souse is a kind of ...) transform and make suitable for consumption by heating

"These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"

(souse belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Definition 5: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto - [verb of change]

Samples where souse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • souse water on his hot face

Synonyms for souse in the sense of this definition

(souse is a kind of ...) cause to become wet

"Wet your face"

(... is a kind of souse ) soak in brine

(... is a kind of souse ) make wet and dirty, as from rain

(... is a kind of souse ) soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments

"bate hides and skins"

(... is a kind of souse ) place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue

(... is a kind of souse ) irrigate with water from a sluice

"sluice the earth"

Definition 6: become drunk or drink excessively - [verb of consumption]

Synonyms for souse in the sense of this definition

(souse is a kind of ...) consume alcohol

"We were up drinking all night"

Definition 7: immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate - [verb of contact]

Samples where souse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dip the garment into the cleaning solution
  • dip the brush into the paint

Synonyms for souse in the sense of this definition

(souse is a kind of ...) thrust or throw into

"Immerse yourself in hot water"

(... is a kind of souse ) dip into liquid

"sop bread into the sauce"

(... is a kind of souse ) dip into a liquid

"He dipped into the pool"

(... is a kind of souse ) dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid

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