Intoxicate

  • 1 Intoxicate — In*tox i*cate, a. [LL. intoxicatus, p. p. of intoxicare to drug or poison; pref. in in + L. toxicum a poison in which arrows were dipped, Gr. ?, fr. ? pertaining to a bow. See {Toxic}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Intoxicated. [1913 Webster] 2. Overexcited …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 intoxicate — in·tox·i·cate /in täk sə ˌkāt/ vt cat·ed, cat·ing: to excite or stupefy by alcohol or a drug esp. to the point where physical and mental control is markedly diminished see also driving under the influence Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law.… …

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  • 3 Intoxicate — In*tox i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intoxicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intoxicating}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To poison; to drug. South. [1913 Webster] 2. To make drunk; to inebriate; to excite or to stupefy by strong drink or by a narcotic substance.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 intoxicate — (v.) to poison, mid 15c., from M.L. intoxicatus, pp. of intoxicare to poison, from L. in in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + toxicare to poison, from toxicum poison (see TOXIC (Cf. toxic)). Meaning …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 intoxicate — ► VERB 1) (of alcoholic drink or a drug) cause (someone) to lose control of their faculties. 2) poison. 3) excite or exhilarate. DERIVATIVES intoxication noun. ORIGIN Latin intoxicare, from toxicum poison …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 intoxicate — [in täk′si kāt΄] vt. intoxicated, intoxicating [< ML intoxicatus, pp. of intoxicare, to poison, drug < L in , in + toxicare, to smear with poison < toxicum, poison: see TOXIC] 1. to affect the nervous system of, so as to cause a loss of… …

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  • 7 Intoxicate O.S. — Infobox Album | Name = Intoxicate O.S. Type = studio Artist = Shade Empire Released = May 24th, 2006 Recorded = January March 2006 Genre = Dark Metal [cite web|title=Review / Review of Intoxicate O.S. at Metal Observer.com|url=http://www.metal… …

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  • 8 intoxicate — intoxicable /in tok si keuh beuhl/, adj. intoxicator, n. v. /in tok si kayt /; adj. /in tok seuh kit, kayt /, v., intoxicated, intoxicating, adj. v.t. 1. to affect temporarily with diminished physical and mental control by means of alcoholic… …

    Universalium

  • 9 intoxicate — I. adjective Date: 15th century archaic intoxicated II. transitive verb ( cated; cating) Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin intoxicatus, past participle of intoxicare, from Latin in + toxicum poison more at toxic …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 intoxicate — verb To stupefy by doping with chemical substances such as alcohol. Syn: inebriate See Also: intoxication …

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  • 11 intoxicate — in·tox·i·cate sə .kāt vt, cat·ed; cat·ing 1) POISON 2) to excite or stupefy by alcohol or a drug esp. to the point where physical and mental control is markedly diminished …

    Medical dictionary

  • 12 intoxicate — Synonyms and related words: addle, animate, befuddle, bemuse, besot, bewitch, cause vertigo, dizzy, elate, electrify, enchant, enliven, enrapture, ensorcel, entrance, excite, exhilarate, fascinate, flush, galvanize, give a thrill, inebriate,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 intoxicate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. inebriate, [befuddle; exalt, elate, overjoy; poison. See drinking, excitement. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To make drunk] Syn. inebriate, befuddle, muddle, drug, dope up, make tipsy, go to one s head*; see …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 intoxicate — in tox·i·cate || ɪn tÉ‘ksɪkeɪt / tÉ’k v. cause to become intoxicated; alter one s mental or physical state usually as a result of ingesting some substance; cause to become drunk; drug; poison; excite …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 intoxicate — excitation …

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  • 16 intoxicate v — quixotically adv …

    English expressions

  • 17 intoxicate — verb [usu. as adjective intoxicated] 1》 (of alcoholic drink or a drug) cause (someone) to lose control of their faculties.     ↘excite or exhilarate. 2》 archaic poison (someone). Derivatives intoxicating adjective intoxicatingly adverb… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 intoxicate — v. a. Inebriate, fuddle, muddle, make drunk, make tipsy …

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  • 19 intoxicate — verb 1) one glass of wine intoxicated him Syn: inebriate, make drunk, make someone s head spin, befuddle, go to someone s head; informal make someone woozy 2) she became intoxicated by sci fi literature at age ten Syn: exhilarate, thrill, elate,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 intoxicate — v 1. inebriate, besot, make drunk, Inf. light up, Inf. put under the table; stupefy, addle, fuddle, befuddle, muddle; All Sl. plaster, pollute, souse, stew, crock, swack, pickle, stone, sozzle, booze up, liquor or likker up. 2. exhilarate,… …

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