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.
Synonyms of "Seep" as a verb (20 Words)
|bleed||Get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone.|
Air can be got rid of by bleeding the radiator at the vent.
|discharge||Go off or discharge.|
The eyes and nose began to discharge.
|drain||Empty 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.
|escape||Interrupt 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.
|exude||Release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities.|
Sir Thomas exuded goodwill.
|filter||Remove by passing through a filter.|
You ll be put through to a secretary whose job it is to filter calls.
|flow||Fall or flow in a certain way.|
Their talk and laughter grew louder as the excellent brandy flowed.
|issue||Prepare and issue for public distribution or sale.|
Licences were issued indiscriminately to any company.
|leach||Cause a liquid to leach or percolate.|
Pesticides and fertilizers that leach into rivers.
A report was leaked to the press.
|ooze||Slowly exude or discharge a viscous fluid.|
She oozes a raunchy sex appeal.
|percolate||Permeate or penetrate gradually.|
It will have to be instant coffee there s no time to percolate any.
|permeate||Spread throughout (something); pervade.|
Water permeates sand easily.
|soak||Fill soak or imbue totally.|
Soak the bandage with disinfectant.
|sweat||Get rid of something from the body by exuding sweat.|
He s not going to have a lot of time to sweat the details.
|trickle||Cause (a liquid) to flow in a small stream.|
A solitary tear trickled down her cheek.
|well||Come up, as of a liquid.|
Tears well in her eyes.
Usage Examples of "Seep" as a verb
- Water began to seep through the soles of his boots.
Associations of "Seep" (30 Words)
|bethink||Come to think.|
He bethought himself of the verse from the Book of Proverbs.
|bleed||An instance of bleeding.|
The picture bleeds on three sides.
|click||Make a clicking or ticking sound.|
The key clicked in the lock and the door opened.
|cut||A 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.
|emit||Make (a sound.|
The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits.
|filter||A traffic light signalling a filter arrangement.|
Many other apps also offer filters for enhancing photos.
|hole||Make a hole or holes in.|
The dog had dug a hole in the ground.
|imbue||Fill soak or imbue totally.|
His works are invariably imbued with a sense of calm and serenity.
|impregnate||Fertilize (an ovum).|
Wood which had been impregnated with preservative.
|infiltrate||Enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members.|
Virtually no water infiltrates deserts such as the Sahara.
|leach||The process of leaching.|
The nutrient is quickly leached away.
|leaky||Permitting 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.
|ooze||The sluggish flow of a fluid.|
I picked a fruit and watched the ooze of fig milk from the stem.
|penetrable||Capable 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.
|permeate||Penetrate mutually or be interlocked.|
His personality has begun to permeate through the whole organization.
|pervade||Spread or diffuse through.|
A smell of stale cabbage pervaded the air.
|pervious||(of a substance) allowing water to pass through; permeable.|
|pierce||Force a way through; penetrate.|
Light pierced through the forest.
|piercing||(of a feeling) intense, typically in a distressing way.|
Piercing knifelike pains.
|porous||Allowing passage in and out.|
Compacting the soil to make it less porous.
|pushing||The act of applying force in order to move something away.|
The pushing is good exercise.
|sap||A piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people.|
Her illness had sapped her of energy and life.
|snap||The 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.
|stick||In field hockey the foul play of raising the stick above the shoulder.|
A stick of dynamite.