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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


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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