Drenched Definition

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word drenched.

drench verb

drencheddrenchingdrenches

Definition of drench (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

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

drench noun

Definition of drench (Entry 2 of 2)

1: a poisonous or medicinal drinkspecificallya 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

Verb

drencher noun

Synonyms & Antonyms for drench

Synonyms: Verb

bathe, bedraggle, douse (also dowse), drown, soak, sodden,
sop, souse, wash, water, water-soak, waterlog, wet, wet down

Antonyms: Verb

dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, scorch, sear

Choose the Right Synonym for drench

Verb

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

Verb 

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

  1. Donald Trump: A nice guy … was seriously hot, i grabbed him around his back … and he was soaking wet. He was drenched.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

Verb

Middle English, from Old English drencan; akin to Old English drincan to drink.

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