SEEP: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for SEEP?

Need another word that means the same as “seep”? Find 20 synonyms and 30 related words for “seep” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Seep” are: ooze, trickle, exude, drip, dribble, flow, issue, discharge, excrete, escape, leak, drain, bleed, sweat, well, leach, filter, percolate, permeate, soak

Seep as a Verb

Definitions of "Seep" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “seep” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • Pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings.
  • (of a liquid) flow or leak slowly through porous material or small holes.
Definitions of "Seep" as a verb

Synonyms of "Seep" as a verb (20 Words)

bleedGet or extort (money or other possessions) from someone.
Air can be got rid of by bleeding the radiator at the vent.
dischargeGo off or discharge.
The eyes and nose began to discharge.
drainEmpty of liquid drain the liquid from.
Gradually the tension and stress drained away.
He attempted to dribble the ball from the goal area.
drip(of liquid) fall in small drops.
His hands were dripping with blood.
escapeInterrupt an operation by means of the escape key.
We escaped to our summer house for a few days.
excrete(of a living organism or cell) separate and expel as waste (a substance, especially a product of metabolism.
Excess bicarbonate is excreted by the kidney.
exudeRelease (a liquid) in drops or small quantities.
Sir Thomas exuded goodwill.
filterRemove by passing through a filter.
You ll be put through to a secretary whose job it is to filter calls.
flowFall or flow in a certain way.
Their talk and laughter grew louder as the excellent brandy flowed.
issuePrepare and issue for public distribution or sale.
Licences were issued indiscriminately to any company.
leachCause a liquid to leach or percolate.
Pesticides and fertilizers that leach into rivers.
leakBe leaked.
A report was leaked to the press.
oozeSlowly exude or discharge a viscous fluid.
She oozes a raunchy sex appeal.
percolatePermeate or penetrate gradually.
It will have to be instant coffee there s no time to percolate any.
permeateSpread throughout (something); pervade.
Water permeates sand easily.
soakFill soak or imbue totally.
Soak the bandage with disinfectant.
sweatGet rid of something from the body by exuding sweat.
He s not going to have a lot of time to sweat the details.
trickleCause (a liquid) to flow in a small stream.
A solitary tear trickled down her cheek.
wellCome up, as of a liquid.
Tears well in her eyes.
Synonyms of "Seep" as a verb (20 Words)

Usage Examples of "Seep" as a verb

  • Water began to seep through the soles of his boots.
Usage Examples of "Seep" as a verb

Associations of "Seep" (30 Words)

bethinkCome to think.
He bethought himself of the verse from the Book of Proverbs.
bleedAn instance of bleeding.
The picture bleeds on three sides.
clickMake a clicking or ticking sound.
The key clicked in the lock and the door opened.
cutA passage cut or dug out as a railway cutting or a new channel made for a river or other waterway.
They cut her in public.
emitMake (a sound.
The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits.
filterA traffic light signalling a filter arrangement.
Many other apps also offer filters for enhancing photos.
holeMake a hole or holes in.
The dog had dug a hole in the ground.
imbueFill soak or imbue totally.
His works are invariably imbued with a sense of calm and serenity.
impregnateFertilize (an ovum).
Wood which had been impregnated with preservative.
infiltrateEnter a group or organization in order to spy on the members.
Virtually no water infiltrates deserts such as the Sahara.
leachThe process of leaching.
The nutrient is quickly leached away.
leakyPermitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases.
A leaky defense system.
omnipresent(of God) present everywhere at the same time.
The omnipresent threat of natural disasters.
oozeThe sluggish flow of a fluid.
I picked a fruit and watched the ooze of fig milk from the stem.
penetrableCapable of being penetrated.
The outer membrane is penetrable.
percolate(of coffee) be prepared in a percolator.
He put some coffee on to percolate.
A perforate shell.
permeable(of a material or membrane) allowing liquids or gases to pass through it.
Permeable sandy soils.
permeatePenetrate mutually or be interlocked.
His personality has begun to permeate through the whole organization.
pervadeSpread or diffuse through.
A smell of stale cabbage pervaded the air.
pervious(of a substance) allowing water to pass through; permeable.
Pervious rocks.
pierceForce a way through; penetrate.
Light pierced through the forest.
piercing(of a feeling) intense, typically in a distressing way.
Piercing knifelike pains.
porousAllowing passage in and out.
Compacting the soil to make it less porous.
pushingThe act of applying force in order to move something away.
The pushing is good exercise.
sapA piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people.
Her illness had sapped her of energy and life.
snapThe act of snapping the fingers movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand.
He could call a snap election.
stickIn field hockey the foul play of raising the stick above the shoulder.
A stick of dynamite.
Associations of "Seep" (30 Words)

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