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Definition 1: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto - [verb of change]

Samples where drench or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • souse water on his hot face

Synonyms for drench in the sense of this definition

(drench is a kind of ...) cause to become wet

"Wet your face"

(... is a kind of drench ) soak in brine

(... is a kind of drench ) make wet and dirty, as from rain

(... is a kind of drench ) soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments

"bate hides and skins"

(... is a kind of drench ) place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue

(... is a kind of drench ) irrigate with water from a sluice

"sluice the earth"

Definition 2: permeate or impregnate - [verb of change]

Samples where drench or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The war drenched the country in blood

Synonyms for drench in the sense of this definition

(drench is a kind of ...) infuse or fill completely

"Impregnate the cloth with alcohol"

Definition 3: force to drink - [verb of consumption]

(drench is a kind of ...) give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

"The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"

(drench causes ...) take in liquids

"The patient must drink several liters each day" "The children like to drink soda"

(drench belongs to category ...) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

Definition 4: drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged - [verb of weather]

Samples where drench or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor

Synonyms for drench in the sense of this definition

(drench is a kind of ...) cover with liquid, usually water

"The swollen river flooded the village" "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes"

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