What does the word soak mean?

Usage examples for soak

  1. Cover the saucepan and allow the fruit to soak for several hours or overnight. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  2. Give me a week and I'll soak 'em out, he said, moving restlessly, and he added to himself: Strike 'em out, Cheyenne, old man! – The Varmint by Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger
  3. Stand up or I'll soak you right there! – In And Out by Edgar Franklin