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Sop Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    sop n
  1. piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid [syn: sops]
  2. a concession given to mollify or placate; "the offer was a sop to my feelings"
  3. a prescribed procedure to be followed routinely; "rote memorization has been the educator's standard operating procedure for centuries" [syn: standing operating procedure, standard operating procedure, standard procedure}] v
  4. give a conciliatory gift or bribe to
  5. be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid [syn: soak through]
  6. dip into liquid; "sop bread into the sauce"
  7. mop so as to leave a semi-dry surface; "swab the floors"
  8. become thoroughly soaked or saturated with liquid
  9. cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face" [syn: drench, douse, dowse, soak, souse] [also: sopping, sopped]
Sop Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Sop \Sop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sopped; p. pr. & vb. n. Sopping.] To steep or dip in any liquid.
Sop Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Sop \Sop\, n. [OE. sop, soppe; akin to AS. s?pan to sup, to sip, to drink, D. sop sop, G. suppe soup, Icel. soppa sop. See Sup, v. t., and cf. Soup.]
  1. Anything steeped, or dipped and softened, in any liquid; especially, something dipped in broth or liquid food, and intended to be eaten. He it is to whom I shall give a sop, when I have dipped it. --John xiii. 26. Sops in wine, quantity, inebriate more than wine itself. --Bacon. The bounded waters Should lift their bosoms higher than the shores, And make a sop of all this solid globe. --Shak.
  2. Anything given to pacify; -- so called from the sop given to Cerberus, as related in mythology. All nature is cured with a sop. --L'Estrange.
  3. A thing of little or no value. [Obs.] --P. Plowman. Sops in wine (Bot.), an old name of the clove pink, alluding to its having been used to flavor wine.

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Sop'

  • SOP: A sop is a piece of bread soaked in a liquid. SOP is an acronym for any of the following: Standard Operating Procedure Sales and Operations ...
  • Sop: A sop is a piece of bread or toast that is soaked in liquid food and then eaten. In medieval cuisine , sops were very common. ...
  • SOP (Philippine TV series): SOP was a Philippine noontime music/ variety show aired by GMA Network . The show airs from 12pm-3pm on Sundays. The show is broadcast ...
  • Sop language: Sop (also Sob, Usino) is a Rai Coast language spoken in Madang Province , Papua New Guinea by approximately 2,500 people. The Sop language ...
  • SOP Gigsters: SOP Gigsters was a musical variety show in the Philippines which featured production numbers from GMA Network 's young stars and ran ...
  • Po Sop: Mae Po Sop. (แม่โพสพ. or Po Sop is the Siamese rice goddess. Background: Ritual offerings (Cha-laew) are made to propitiate the Rice Goddess ...

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* Reverend Brown Girl, you look so good, someone ought to put you on a plate and sop you up with a biscuit. - Coming to America

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Sop Sample Sentences in News

  • Sarawak Oil Palms 1H profit triples to RM66.6m
    KUALA LUMPUR: Sarawak Oil Palms Bhd’s (SOP) net profit surged to RM32.9 million in the second quarter ended June 30,... Read more on this news related to 'Sop'
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    KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 26): Sarawak Oil Palms Bhd’s (SOP) net profit surged to RM32.9 million in the second quarter ended... Read more on this news related to 'Sop'
  • Surprise Turkey rate cut seen as sop to government pressure
    * Overnight lending, borrowing rate for primary dealers cut * Upper bands hardly used, act as insurance in case of weaker lira * Main one-week repo rate unchanged at 8.25 percent * Central bank said would maintain tight policy stance (Adds detail, analyst quotes) By Daren Butler and Dasha Afanasieva ISTANBUL, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Turkey's central bank unexpected Read more on this news related to 'Sop'

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