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English verb: saturate

1. saturate (change) cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

2. saturate (change) infuse or fill completely


SamplesImpregnate the cloth with alcohol.


ExamplesThey saturate the cloth with water and alcohol


Synonymsimpregnate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)fill, fill up, make full


Narrower (hyponym)alcoholise, alcoholize, ammonify, charge, drench, imbrue, imbue, medicate, soak, stuff, thoriate









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