Need another word that means the same as “saturate”? Find 22 synonyms and 30 related words for “saturate” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Saturate” are: impregnate, soak, drench, waterlog, wet through, wet, permeate, suffuse, imbue, pervade, steep, charge, infuse, inform, fill, spread throughout, flood, glut, swamp, oversupply, overfill, overload
Saturate as a Verb
Definitions of "Saturate" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “saturate” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Infuse or fill completely.
- Fill (something or someone) with something until no more can be held or absorbed.
- Put (a device) into a state in which no further increase in current is achievable.
- Supply (a market) beyond the point at which the demand for a product is satisfied.
- Magnetize or charge (a substance or device) fully.
- Cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance.
- Cause (something) to become thoroughly soaked with water or other liquid so that no more can be absorbed.
- Cause (a substance) to combine with, dissolve, or hold the greatest possible quantity of another substance.
- Overwhelm (an enemy target area) by concentrated bombing.
Synonyms of "Saturate" as a verb (22 Words)
|charge||Cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on.|
I don t advise anyone to charge that barricade.
|drench||Drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged.|
Cool patios drenched in flowers.
|fill||Fill or meet a want or need.|
Smoke filled the room.
|flood||Of a flood force someone to leave their home.|
The dam burst flooding a small town.
|glut||Supply with an excess of.|
He planned a treacherous murder to glut his desire for revenge.
|imbue||Fill soak or imbue totally.|
His works are invariably imbued with a sense of calm and serenity.
|impregnate||Fertilize (an ovum).|
The egg was impregnated.
|inform||Act as an informer.|
He wrote to her informing her of the situation.
|infuse||Fill, as with a certain quality.|
He did his best to infuse good humour into his voice.
|overfill||Fill beyond capacity.|
Jean led the way slowly balancing her teacup which she had overfilled.
The wiring had been overloaded.
|oversupply||Supply with an excess of.|
The country was oversupplied with lawyers.
Water permeates sand easily.
|pervade||Spread or diffuse through.|
The sense of crisis which pervaded Europe in the 1930s.
|soak||Fill soak or imbue totally.|
The rain poured down soaking their hair.
|spread throughout||Become widely known and passed on.|
|steep||Devote (oneself) fully to.|
Steep the blossoms in oil.
|suffuse||Gradually spread through or over.|
The first half of the poem is suffused with idealism.
|swamp||Overwhelm or flood with water.|
The life boat somehow did not swamp but made it to shore.
|waterlog||Saturate with water make something waterlogged.|
The open roof allowed rain to waterlog the field.
|wet||Cause to become wet.|
She was going to wet herself from fear.
|wet through||Make one’s bed or clothes wet by urinating.|
Usage Examples of "Saturate" as a verb
- The groundwater is saturated with calcium hydroxide.
- Japan's electronics industry began to saturate the world markets.
- The air is saturated with the smells of food.
- The soil is saturated.
Associations of "Saturate" (30 Words)
|absorb||Take in and understand fully (information, ideas, or experience.|
The work absorbed him and continued to make him happy.
|aqueous||Of or containing water.|
An aqueous solution of potassium permanganate.
Marie tried to assimilate the week s events.
|awash||Covered with water.|
The city was awash with journalists.
|dampen||Make less strong or intense.|
The fine rain dampened her face.
|dampness||A slight wetness.|
The dampness in the air.
He doused the car with petrol and set it on fire.
|drench||Drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged.|
A drench of sack.
|humid||Marked by a relatively high level of water vapour in the atmosphere.|
|immersion||Baptism by immersing a person bodily (but not necessarily completely) in water.|
An immersion school.
An atmosphere impregnated with tension.
They ingest oxygen from the air.
|intense||Extremely sharp or intense.|
|macerate||Soften, usually by steeping in liquid, and cause to disintegrate as a result.|
The fruit was allowed to macerate before fermentation.
|moist||Marked by a fluid discharge.|
A moist breeze.
|moisture||Wetness caused by water.|
In freshly felled wood the moisture content varies.
|moisturize||Make (more) humid.|
Revitalize your face moisturize your skin.
|permeable||Allowing fluids or gases to pass or diffuse through.|
Permeable sandy soils.
|porous||Allowing passage in and out.|
The partly porous walls of our digestive system.
|rain||Of the sky the clouds etc send down rain.|
It was just raining glass.
|sate||Supply (someone) with as much as or more of something than is desired or can be managed.|
I am sated.
|saturated||Denoting fats containing a high proportion of fatty acid molecules without double bonds considered to be less healthy in the diet than unsaturated fats.|
A mass of saturated air decreases in temperature as it rises in the atmosphere.
|soak||Washing something by allowing it to soak.|
Soak the beans overnight in water.
|soaked||Extremely wet; saturated.|
He got absolutely soaked in the rain.
|sodden||Having drunk an excessive amount of a particular alcoholic drink.|
His clothes were sodden.
|sop||Soak up liquid using an absorbent substance.|
My agent telephones as a sop but never finds me work.
|submerge||Sink below the surface; go under or as if under water.|
Submerge your head completely.
|tincture||A substances that colors metals.|
The sky was tinctured red.
|vapor||The process of becoming a vapor.|
|wet||Wetness caused by water.|
They thought the cadets were a bit wet.