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

3 senses of slake

Sense 1
quench, slake, allay, assuage -- (satisfy (thirst); "The cold water quenched his thirst")
       => meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil -- (fill or meet a want or need)

Sense 2
slake, abate, slack -- (make less active or intense)
       => decrease, lessen, minify -- (make smaller; "He decreased his staff")

Sense 3
slack, slake -- (cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water; "slack lime")
       => hydrate -- (cause to be hydrated; add water or moisture to; "hydrate your skin")

2023, Cloud WordNet Browser