Definitions for slakesleɪk
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quench, slake, allay, assuage(verb)
"The cold water quenched his thirst"
slake, abate, slack(verb)
make less active or intense
cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water
Of a person: to become less energetic, to slacken in one's efforts.
To slacken; to become relaxed or loose.
To become less intense; to weaken, decrease in force.
To satisfy (thirst, or other desires); to quench.
To cool (something) with water or another liquid.
Origin: From slaken, from sleacian, from sleac.
to allay; to quench; to extinguish; as, to slake thirst
to mix with water, so that a true chemical combination shall take place; to slack; as, to slake lime
to go out; to become extinct
to abate; to become less decided
to slacken; to become relaxed
to become mixed with water, so that a true chemical combination takes place; as, the lime slakes
Origin: [OE. slaken to render slack, to slake, AS. sleacian, fr. sleac slack. See Slack, v. & a.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
slāk, v.t. to quench: to extinguish: to mix with water: to make slack or inactive.—v.i. to go out: to become extinct.—adj. Slake′less, that cannot be slaked: inextinguishable. [A.S. sleacian, to grow slack—sleccan, to make slack—sleac, slack.]
slāk, n. a channel through a swamp or morass: slime. [Ice. slakki, a hill-slope.]
slāk, v.t. (Scot.) to besmear.—n. a slabbery daub. [Prob. conn. with Ice. sleikja, to lick; Ger. schlecken, to lick.]
The numerical value of slake in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of slake in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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