Definitions for slakesleɪk

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. quench, slake, allay, assuage(verb)

    satisfy (thirst)

    "The cold water quenched his thirst"

  2. slake, abate, slack(verb)

    make less active or intense

  3. slack, slake(verb)

    cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water

    "slack lime"

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  1. slake(Verb)

    Of a person: to become less energetic, to slacken in one's efforts.

  2. slake(Verb)

    To slacken; to become relaxed or loose.

  3. slake(Verb)

    To become less intense; to weaken, decrease in force.

  4. slake(Verb)

    To satisfy (thirst, or other desires); to quench.

  5. slake(Verb)

    To cool (something) with water or another liquid.

  6. Origin: From slaken, from sleacian, from sleac.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Slake(adj)

    to allay; to quench; to extinguish; as, to slake thirst

  2. Slake(adj)

    to mix with water, so that a true chemical combination shall take place; to slack; as, to slake lime

  3. Slake(verb)

    to go out; to become extinct

  4. Slake(verb)

    to abate; to become less decided

  5. Slake(verb)

    to slacken; to become relaxed

  6. Slake(verb)

    to become mixed with water, so that a true chemical combination takes place; as, the lime slakes

  7. Origin: [OE. slaken to render slack, to slake, AS. sleacian, fr. sleac slack. See Slack, v. & a.]

Anagrams of slake »

  1. LASEK

  2. lakes, Lakes

  3. leaks

  4. Lakes


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