V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. soaked in a liquid; 2. fully engrossed; 3. filled with

Synonyms: soaked, drenched

Antonyms: dry, dried, empty of

Tips: Steeped literally means "soaked in liquid." Steeped is often used in business to describe a person who is full of experience. You may hear the verb steep used in the context of steeping a bag of tea in water. Steeped is similar in meaning to saturated and sodden. See sodden for a detailed analysis.

Usage Examples:

We hired the accounting firm because everyone on the team was steeped in accounting knowledge and experience. (full of)

After I finished studying for the Bar exam, I felt as if my brain was steeped with legal facts and knowledge. (filled, drenched, soaked)

The team was steeped in pride when it won its first championship. (filled with)

The directions say to steep the tea bag in boiling water for 4 to 5 minutes. (submerge) verb

Want to Learn More Words Like steeped?
Discover How You Can Improve Your
Vocabulary 10 to 100 Times Faster with
the Power Vocabulary Builder

Dear Friend,

The definition and lessons for the word steeped were made available by the Power Vocabulary Builder.

The Power Vocabulary Builder will help you develop a fuller, richer vocabulary 10 to 100 times faster than any other program available.

Visit the the Power Vocabulary Builder site right now to discover how you can get full access to this breakthrough program today!

What's your vocabulary level?
Power Vocabulary Builder
FREE E-mail Course!

Drop your details in the boxes below to receive a FREE vocabulary course: