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Definition of sponge:

  1. 1. The fibrous skeleton of an aquatic organism from which all cellular matter has been removed; employed in surgery for mopping away blood and other fluids during an operation; now usually replaced by 2. Any absorbent material, such as gauze or prepared cotton, used in lieu of a sponge in surgical operations. 3 Any material having a sponge like texture, such as iron sponge, used in the purification of water.
  2. A porous substance of animal formation found adhering to rocks, & c., in water, remarkable for its imbibing properties; an instrument for cleaning cannon after a discharge; the extremity or point of a horse- shoe; a sponger; something like a sponge, as a mass of bread pulp under fermeutation.
  3. To wipe with a sponge; to wipe out or cleanse with a sponge; to wipe out completely.
  4. To suck in, as a sponge; to hang on others for maintenance.

Common misspellings for sponge:

spang, songe, spoung, spoonge, spooge, spone, loofa, sponce, sponage, spong, spounge, spongue, spunge.

Google Ngram Viewer results for sponge:

This graph shows how "sponge" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for sponge:

  1. As long as this sponge can take up the falling drops, none have a chance to run away.
  2. But about Annita, I am afraid she won't allow me to teach her any of the things I know; and when I said I meant to make a sponge- cake this morning, she said she was going to use the oven.
  3. You'd far better put your game in your pocket, and throw up the sponge while you can see to do it.

Quotes for sponge:

  1. Written by a sponge dipped in warm milk and sprinkled with sugar. - John Ciardi
  2. I act as a sponge. I soak it up and squeeze it out in ink every two weeks. - Janet Flanner
  3. Flames from the lips may be produced by holding in the mouth a sponge saturated with the purest gasoline. - Harry Houdini
  4. I'm not a sponge exactly, but I find that something I look at is a great opportunity for ideas. - Martha Stewart
  5. A sponge sees everything? A sponge sees nothing. - Lawrence Tierney

Rhymes for sponge:

  1. expunge.
  2. grunge, lunge, plunge.

Idioms for sponge:

  1. throw in the towel/ sponge
  2. sponge away
  3. sponge sth from sth
  4. sponge sm or sth down
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