drench definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To wet through-and-through; drench.
    • to manage a sizable dental dose of fluid medicine to (an animal).
    • to present with one thing in great abundance; surfeit: only drenched in money.
    • resulting in to drink; especially, to dose by power; to put a potion down the throat of, as of a horse; for this reason. to purge violently by physic.
    • To steep in dampness; to wet carefully; to immerse; to saturate with water or other fluid; to submerge.
  • noun:
    • The act of wetting or becoming damp through-and-through.
    • a thing that drenches: a drench of rain.
    • A large dosage of liquid medicine, specially one administered to an animal by pouring along the throat.
    • A draught administered to an animal.
    • A military vassal, mentioned inside Domesday Book.
    • a glass or two; a draught; especially, a potion of medicine poured or forced down the throat; in addition, a potion which causes purging.
    • A military vassal discussed in Domesday Book.
    • A drink; a draught.
    • A large draught of fluid; an inordinate drink.
    • therefore A draught of physic; particularly, a dose of medication for a beast, as a horse.
    • That with or in which one thing is drenched; a provision or preparation for drenching or steeping.
    • A less correct form of dreng.
  • verb:
    • To soak, to help make very damp.
    • permeate or impregnate
    • drench or submerge or perhaps drenched or submerged
    • power to take in
    • address with fluid; pour liquid onto
  • others:
    • To wet carefully; soak; steep; fill or cover with water or other liquid: as, clothes drenched with rain or perhaps in the ocean; swords drenched in blood; the flood features drenched the planet earth.
    • To gorge or satiate with a fluid: since, he drenched himself with alcohol.
    • Specifically, to manage fluid physic to amply, particularly in a forcible means.
    • . To drown.
    • To subject (hides) towards the aftereffect of soaking and stirring in an answer of pet excrements or an alkaline solution.
    • To drown.

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