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Definition 1: cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance - [verb of change]

(saturate is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(saturate belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

Definition 2: infuse or fill completely - [verb of change]

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

  • Impregnate the cloth with alcohol

Synonyms for saturate in the sense of this definition

(saturate is a kind of ...) make full, also in a metaphorical sense

"fill a container" "fill the child with pride"

(... is a kind of saturate ) impregnate with a medicinal substance

(... is a kind of saturate ) treat or infuse with alcohol

"alcoholize the fruit and let them sit in the refrigerator"

(... is a kind of saturate ) fill, soak, or imbue totally

"soak the bandage with disinfectant"

(... is a kind of saturate ) treat with ammonia; cause to undergo ammonification

(... is a kind of saturate ) impregnate with thorium oxide to increase thermionic emission

(... is a kind of saturate ) treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting

"stuff a bearskin"

(... is a kind of saturate ) saturate

"The room was charged with tension and anxiety"

(... is a kind of saturate ) permeate or impregnate

"The war drenched the country in blood"

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