What does the word saturate mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Saturation.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To soak or imbue thoroughly; fill to the utmost.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Saturated.

Usage examples for saturate

  1. For two days, also, hundreds of rubbish fires burned, and the taint of the smoke seemed to saturate every part of Poketown. – Janice Day by Helen Beecher Long
  2. The Wattlesea engine had come, but the yard well was unattainable, and all that could be done was to saturate the house with water from its own well, and cover the side with wet blankets; but these reeked with steam, and then shrivelled away in the intense glow of heat. – Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. Saturate feed, as stale bread, etc. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek