Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word drenched.
drenched; drenching; drenches
Definition of drench (Entry 1 of 2)
1: to wet thoroughly (as by soaking or immersing in liquid)
2: to soak or cover thoroughly with liquid that falls or is precipitated
3: to fill or cover completely as if by soaking or precipitationwas drenched in furs and diamonds— Richard Brautigan
4 a: to administer a drench to (an animal)
b archaic : to force to drink
Definition of drench (Entry 2 of 2)
1: a poisonous or medicinal drinkspecifically: a large dose of medicine mixed with liquid and put down the throat of an animal
2 a: something that drenches
b: a quantity sufficient to drench or saturate
Other Words from drench
Synonyms & Antonyms for drench
bathe, bedraggle, douse (also dowse), drown, soak, sodden,
sop, souse, wash, water, water-soak, waterlog, wet, wet down
dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, scorch, sear
Choose the Right Synonym for drench
SOAK, SATURATE, DRENCH, STEEP, IMPREGNATE mean to permeate or be permeated with a liquid. // SOAK implies usually prolonged immersion as for softening or cleansing. soak the garment in soapy water // SATURATE implies a resulting effect of complete absorption until no more liquid can be held. a saturated sponge // DRENCH implies a thorough wetting by something that pours down or is poured. clothes drenched by a cloudburst // STEEP suggests either the extraction of an essence (as of tea leaves) by the liquid or the imparting of a quality (such as a color) to the thing immersed. steep the tea for five minutes // IMPREGNATE implies a thorough interpenetration of one thing by another. a cake strongly impregnated with brandy
Examples of drench in a Sentence
a: we were drenched by the sudden rainstorm
b: when using the carpet shampooer, wet but do not drench the carpet
Some other examples of drenched in a Sentence
- Donald Trump: A nice guy … was seriously hot, i grabbed him around his back … and he was soaking wet. He was drenched.
- Larry Kamer: The church felt terrible when it learned people were getting drenched, the irony is that St. Mary’s is the hub of homeless services for the church.
- Linda Rosen: The demand for STEM knowledge far outpaces the supply, in an increasingly complex world where we’re drenched with input and data, American millennials, despite the fact that they’re digital natives, don’t have the technological skills to make sense of this onslaught of information.
- Annson Dorrance: The vision of a champion is someone who is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion when no one else is looking.
- alexis karpouzos: You came in to this world with enough light to find your way out of the dark, enough kindness to save a soul, enough love to shift a planet. Don’t worry, you are enquipped with all you could ever need. Look with in, you are drenched in magic.
History and Etymology for drench
Middle English, from Old English drencan; akin to Old English drincan to drink.