What does intoxicate mean?

Definitions for intoxicate
ɪnˈtɒk sɪˌkeɪt; -kɪt, -ˌkeɪtin·tox·i·cate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicateverb

    fill with high spirits; fill with optimism

    "Music can uplift your spirits"

  2. intoxicate, soak, inebriateverb

    make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)

  3. intoxicateverb

    have an intoxicating effect on, of a drug

Wiktionary

  1. intoxicateverb

    To stupefy by doping with chemical substances such as alcohol.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intoxicateadjective

    intoxicated

    Etymology: [LL. intoxicatus, p. p. of intoxicare to drug or poison; pref. in- in + L. toxicum a poison in which arrows were dipped, Gr. , fr. pertaining to a bow. See Toxic.]

  2. Intoxicateadjective

    overexcited, as with joy or grief

    Etymology: [LL. intoxicatus, p. p. of intoxicare to drug or poison; pref. in- in + L. toxicum a poison in which arrows were dipped, Gr. , fr. pertaining to a bow. See Toxic.]

  3. Intoxicateverb

    to poison; to drug

    Etymology: [LL. intoxicatus, p. p. of intoxicare to drug or poison; pref. in- in + L. toxicum a poison in which arrows were dipped, Gr. , fr. pertaining to a bow. See Toxic.]

  4. Intoxicateverb

    to make drunk; to inebriate; to excite or to stupefy by strong drink or by a narcotic substance

    Etymology: [LL. intoxicatus, p. p. of intoxicare to drug or poison; pref. in- in + L. toxicum a poison in which arrows were dipped, Gr. , fr. pertaining to a bow. See Toxic.]

  5. Intoxicateverb

    to excite to a transport of enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness; to elate unduly or excessively

    Etymology: [LL. intoxicatus, p. p. of intoxicare to drug or poison; pref. in- in + L. toxicum a poison in which arrows were dipped, Gr. , fr. pertaining to a bow. See Toxic.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Intoxicate

    in-toks′i-kāt, v.t. to make drunk: to excite to enthusiasm or madness.—n. Intox′icant, an intoxicating liquor.—p.adj. Intox′icāting, producing intoxication: inebriating.—n. Intoxic′ātion, state of being drunk: high excitement or elation. [Low L. intoxicāre, -ātumtoxicum—Gr. toxikon, a poison in which arrows were dipped—toxon, an arrow.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intoxicate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intoxicate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of intoxicate in a Sentence

  1. Alexander Pope, An essay on Criticism:

    A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: there shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Man is a portrait of chaos. Genetic, philosophical adaptation, in the physiognomy of chaos. 2. Comfort makes people sexless. 3. Evil is a genetic problem of thinking instincts and vices. Consciousness evolves, the revolution of the subconscious and matures from the insight that deepens in the subconscious. 4. Testosterone, estrogen and dopamine are all hormonal optimism, with a decrease in hormones you become realistic, you merge with reality, the whole and eternity itself, the number of desires decreases and there is only one desire for the family. Youth is hormones, dreams and hopes. 5. The voice of the earth, the voice of the world in which we live, which recognizes our pain and our thoughts comprehends the philosophy of chaos through the stormy timing of time, how illusions like pheromones intoxicate us and lead us into nothingness of emptiness. 6. Any illusion, like a whisper of empty hopes, human creations merge together with the eternity of the beauties of nature. The lies of illusions over time are all sophisticated and sophistication leads away from the essence of life. We do not feel the thin string of the philosophy of qi energy, the whisper of intuition, the whisper of conscience, leading to an ideal world. 7. Infinity of life and sociology of immortality in the universal cycles of life of reincarnation. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    If a man knows the law, find out, though he live in a pine shanty, and resort to him. And if a man can pipe or sing, so as to wrap the imprisoned soul in an elysium; or can paint a landscape, and convey into souls and ochres all the enchantments of Spring or Autumn; or can liberate and intoxicate all people who hear him with delicious songs and verses; it is certain that the secret cannot be kept; the first witness tells it to a second, and men go by fives and tens and fifties to his doors.

  4. Ali Tapsoba:

    We are not going to allow Burkinabes to be used as guinea pigs, if we intoxicate one link in the food chain, we are going to intoxicate the next link.

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