"sops" in the noun sense
1. sop, sops
piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
a concession given to mollify or placate
"the offer was a sop to my feelings"
3. standing operating procedure, standard operating procedure, SOP, standard procedure
a prescribed procedure to be followed routinely
"rote memorization has been the educator's standard operating procedure for centuries"
"sops" in the verb sense
give a conciliatory gift or bribe to
2. sop, soak through
be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid
dip into liquid
"sop bread into the sauce"
4. drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse
cover with liquid pour liquid onto
"souse water on his hot face"
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