Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of sop.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sop.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid

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Examples

  • He tried every method to obtain from him the names of persons to whom he had given those kind of subsidies which in vulgar language are called sops in the pan, and by ladies pin money.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • He tried every method to obtain from him the names of persons to whom he had given those kind of subsidies which in vulgar language are called sops in the pan, and by ladies pin money.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • He tried every method to obtain from him the names of persons to whom he had given those kind of subsidies which in vulgar language are called sops in the pan, and by ladies pin money.

    Memoirs of Napoleon — Complete

  • Other aspects of his program are a blast from Taiwan's state-directed past, such as sops to the island's manufacturing sector and industrial policy.

    Taiwan's Economic Détente

  • The budget will be an indication of how far Ms. Banerjee is willing to go to execute what she has promised in her Vision Document - the kind of sops she is prepared to offer to woo private enterprises when she has little else to fall back on.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • The budget will be an indication of how far Ms. Banerjee is willing to go to execute what she has promised in her Vision Document - the kind of sops she is prepared to offer to woo private enterprises when she has little else to fall back on.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • More importantly, if there are shadows on the automobile sector because of pulling back of some kind of sops or rise in interest rates - what kind of reasonable growth in sales or maintenance of sales can you see this quarter and the next?

    Moneycontrol Top Headlines

  • And some of its leading figures have already made clear they are opposed to any "sops" to public opinion.

    MyAntiwar.org

  • Though Obama made a strong case that real investments in clean energy such as solar technology, advanced batteries, high-speed rail and efficiency are critical to job creation and international competitiveness, he also offered sops to established corporate polluters.

    Think Progress » Demoralizing His Supporters, Obama Calls Nukes, Coal, And Oil Drilling ‘Clean Energy Jobs’

  • I am too old to worry about this but as sure as the sun comes up in the east, they will mow this coast down to build highrise condos and hotels as far as the eye can see with sops offered to environmentalists that will be as phony as a Las Vegas Eiffel Tower.

    Bacalar

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