Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb drench

4 senses of drench

Sense 1
swamp, drench -- (drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged; "The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor")
       => flood -- (cover with liquid, usually water; "The swollen river flooded the village"; "The broken vein had flooded blood in her eyes")

Sense 2
drench -- (force to drink)
       => provide, supply, ply, cater -- (give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests")

Sense 3
imbrue, drench -- (permeate or impregnate; "The war drenched the country in blood")
       => impregnate, saturate -- (infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol")

Sense 4
drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse -- (cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face")
       => wet -- (cause to become wet; "Wet your face")

2024, Cloud WordNet Browser