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saturate

sat·u·rate

saturate

 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, adjective
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: sae chr eIt
inflections: saturated, saturates, saturating
definition 1: to fill or soak so completely that nothing more can be absorbed.
His clothes were saturated from the rain.
synonyms:
charge, drench, soak, sop
similar words:
douse, imbrue, imbue, souse, steep, suffuse, surfeit, wet
definition 2: in chemistry, to cause (a substance) to absorb or dissolve another substance to capacity.
definition 3: to cause (a compound) to combine chemically so that all available bonds are filled.
similar words:
hydrogenate
definition 4: to imbue or fill completely.
His venomous speeches saturate his followers with hatred.
synonyms:
charge, imbue, infuse, steep
similar words:
fill, ingrain, inspire, permeate, pervade, suffuse, surfeit
definition 5: to oversupply (a market) with goods.
synonyms:
flood, glut, oversupply, surfeit
similar words:
fill, overload, overwhelm
 
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: sae chr iht
definition: completely filled or soaked; saturated.
synonyms:
drenched, soaked, sodden, sopping
similar words:
steeped, waterlogged, wet
derivation: saturater (saturator) (n.)