Definition of Intoxicate

1. Verb. Fill with high spirits; fill with optimism. "The performance is likely to intoxicate Sue"; "Music can uplift your spirits"

Exact synonyms: Elate, Lift Up, Pick Up, Uplift
Generic synonyms: Excite, Shake, Shake Up, Stimulate, Stir
Specialized synonyms: Beatify, Puff, Beatify, Exalt, Exhilarate, Inebriate, Thrill, Tickle Pink
Causes: Joy, Rejoice
Antonyms: Depress
Derivative terms: Elation, Elation, Intoxication



2. Verb. Make drunk (with alcoholic drinks).
Exact synonyms: Inebriate, Soak
Generic synonyms: Affect
Specialized synonyms: Befuddle, Fuddle
Derivative terms: Inebriant, Inebriate, Inebriation, Inebriation, Intoxicant, Intoxication

3. Verb. Have an intoxicating effect on, of a drug.
Generic synonyms: Poison
Derivative terms: Intoxicant, Intoxicant, Intoxication, Intoxication

Definition of Intoxicate

1. a. Intoxicated.

2. v. t. To poison; to drug.

Definition of Intoxicate

1. Verb. To stupefy by doping with chemical substances such as alcohol. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intoxicate

1. [v -CATED, -CATING, -CATES]

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Literary usage of Intoxicate

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1. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"Crude or intoxicate, collecting toys And trifles for choice matters, worth a sponge,— As children gathering pebbles on the shore. ..."

2. Buddhist Legends by Buddhaghoṣa (1921)
"... companions intoxicate themselves [xi. 1 = 146], Five hundred clansmen entrust their wives to ..."

3. The Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon by Henry Fielding (1902)
"... and its aptness to intoxicate the mind, as that of those petty tyrants, who become such in a moment, from very well-disposed and social members of that ..."

4. James Woodhouse: A Pioneer in Chemistry, 1770-1809 by Edgar Fahs Smith (1918)
"... and mixed with dough, will intoxicate and swell the bellies of small fishes." The chemistry of plants was a constant source of interest to Woodhouse. ..."

5. The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton, Arthur Richard Shilleto (1896)
"Why is all this, but with the whore in the Proverbs, [ch. vii.] to intoxicate some or other ? ... intoxicate ..."

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