What does salivate mean?

Definitions for salivateˈsæl əˌveɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word salivate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. salivate(verb)

    produce saliva

    "We salivated when he described the great meal"

  2. salivate, drool(verb)

    be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something

    "She was salivating over the raise she anticipated"


  1. salivate(Verb)

    To produce saliva.

  2. salivate(Verb)

    To show eager anticipation at the expectation of something.

    He's been salivating over the latest model sports car for awhile now.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salivate(verb)

    to produce an abnormal flow of saliva in; to produce salivation or ptyalism in, as by the use of mercury

  2. Salivate(verb)

    to produce saliva, esp. in excess

  3. Origin: [L. salivatus, p. p. of salivare to salivate. See Saliva.]

Anagrams for salivate »

  1. aestival, æstival

  2. Aestival

  3. Æstival


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salivate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salivate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Maggie Moon:

    Pleasant food aromas stimulate an involuntary physiological reaction : the mouth will salivate and the stomach will contract, mimicking hunger pangs.

Images & Illustrations of salivate

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