What does drench mean?

Definitions for drench
drɛntʃdrench

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swamp, drenchverb

    drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged

    "The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor"

  2. drenchverb

    force to drink

  3. imbrue, drenchverb

    permeate or impregnate

    "The war drenched the country in blood"

  4. drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souseverb

    cover with liquid; pour liquid onto

    "souse water on his hot face"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drenchverb

    to cause to drink; especially, to dose by force; to put a potion down the throat of, as of a horse; hence. to purge violently by physic

    Etymology: [AS. dreng warrior, soldier, akin to Icel. drengr.]

  2. Drenchverb

    to steep in moisture; to wet thoroughly; to soak; to saturate with water or other liquid; to immerse

    Etymology: [AS. dreng warrior, soldier, akin to Icel. drengr.]

  3. Drenchverb

    a drink; a draught; specifically, a potion of medicine poured or forced down the throat; also, a potion that causes purging

    Etymology: [AS. dreng warrior, soldier, akin to Icel. drengr.]

  4. Drenchnoun

    a military vassal mentioned in Domesday Book

    Etymology: [AS. dreng warrior, soldier, akin to Icel. drengr.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Drench

    drensh, v.t. to fill with drink or liquid: to wet thoroughly: to soak: to physic by force: (obs.) to drown.—n. a draught: a dose of physic forced down the throat.—n. Drench′er. [A.S. drencan, to give to drink, from drincan, to drink; Ger. tränken, to soak. See Drink.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drench in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drench in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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