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tr.v. in·e·bri·at·ed, in·e·bri·at·ing, in·e·bri·ates
1. To make drunk; intoxicate.
2. To exhilarate or stupefy.
adj. (-ĭt)
n. (-ĭt)
An intoxicated person.

[Latin inēbriāre, inēbriāt- : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + ēbriāre, to intoxicate (from ēbrius, drunk; see egwh- in Indo-European roots).]

in·e′bri·a′tion n.


vb (tr)
1. to make drunk; intoxicate
2. to arouse emotionally; make excited
a person who is drunk, esp habitually
drunk, esp habitually
[C15: from Latin inēbriāre, from in-2 + ēbriāre to intoxicate, from ēbrius drunk]
inˌebriˈation n
inebriety n


(v. ɪnˈi briˌeɪt, ɪˈni-; n., adj. -ɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing,
n., adj. v.t.
1. to make drunk; intoxicate.
2. to exhilarate, confuse, or stupefy mentally or emotionally.
3. an intoxicated person, esp. a drunkard.
4. Also, in•e′bri•at`ed. drunk; intoxicated.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin inēbriātus, past participle of inēbriāre to make drunk =in- in-2 + -ēbriāre, v. derivative of ēbrius drunk]
in•e`bri•a′tion, n.


Past participle: inebriated
Gerund: inebriating

I inebriate
you inebriate
he/she/it inebriates
we inebriate
you inebriate
they inebriate
I inebriated
you inebriated
he/she/it inebriated
we inebriated
you inebriated
they inebriated
Present Continuous
I am inebriating
you are inebriating
he/she/it is inebriating
we are inebriating
you are inebriating
they are inebriating
Present Perfect
I have inebriated
you have inebriated
he/she/it has inebriated
we have inebriated
you have inebriated
they have inebriated
Past Continuous
I was inebriating
you were inebriating
he/she/it was inebriating
we were inebriating
you were inebriating
they were inebriating
Past Perfect
I had inebriated
you had inebriated
he/she/it had inebriated
we had inebriated
you had inebriated
they had inebriated
I will inebriate
you will inebriate
he/she/it will inebriate
we will inebriate
you will inebriate
they will inebriate
Future Perfect
I will have inebriated
you will have inebriated
he/she/it will have inebriated
we will have inebriated
you will have inebriated
they will have inebriated
Future Continuous
I will be inebriating
you will be inebriating
he/she/it will be inebriating
we will be inebriating
you will be inebriating
they will be inebriating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inebriating
you have been inebriating
he/she/it has been inebriating
we have been inebriating
you have been inebriating
they have been inebriating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inebriating
you will have been inebriating
he/she/it will have been inebriating
we will have been inebriating
you will have been inebriating
they will have been inebriating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inebriating
you had been inebriating
he/she/it had been inebriating
we had been inebriating
you had been inebriating
they had been inebriating
I would inebriate
you would inebriate
he/she/it would inebriate
we would inebriate
you would inebriate
they would inebriate
Past Conditional
I would have inebriated
you would have inebriated
he/she/it would have inebriated
we would have inebriated
you would have inebriated
they would have inebriated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inebriate - a chronic drinkerinebriate - a chronic drinker      
alcoholic, alky, boozer, dipsomaniac, lush, souse, soaker - a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
imbiber, juicer, toper, drinker - a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
Verb1.inebriate - fill with sublime emotioninebriate - fill with sublime emotion; "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
elate, intoxicate, uplift, lift up, pick up - fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits"
2.inebriate - make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
affect - act physically on; have an effect upon; "the medicine affects my heart rate"
fuddle, befuddle - make stupid with alcohol
3.inebriate - become drunk or drink excessively
booze, drink, fuddle - consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night"


Stupefied, excited, or muddled with alcoholic liquor:
Informal: cockeyed, stewed.
Idioms: drunk as a skunk, half-seas over, high as a kite, in one's cups, three sheets in the wind.
A person who is habitually drunk:


A. [ɪˈniːbrɪɪt] Nborracho/a m/f
B. [ɪˈniːbrɪeɪt] VTembriagar, emborrachar
C. [ɪˈniːbrɪɪt] ADJ = inebriated


n (form)Trinker(in) m(f)
adj = inebriated a
vt (lit)betrunken machen; (fig)trunken machen; (success, popularity etc) → berauschen
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There is a certain embarrassment about applying to the average American hotel clerk, a certain hesitancy, a sense of insecurity against rebuff; but you feel no embarrassment in your intercourse with the portier; he receives your propositions with an enthusiasm which cheers, and plunges into their accomplishment with an alacrity which almost inebriates.
It was now nearly day-break; but a number of wretched inebriates still pressed in and out of the flaunting entrance.
Luckily you have a bottle of the stuff that cheers and inebriates, if taken in proper quantity, and this restores to you sufficient interest in life to induce you to go to bed.
keen-witted, fierce, bold, promissory,--if one may so use the word,--and, like inebriate clerks, no longer in awe of anything?
Lillah runs a home for inebriate women in the Deptford Road," she continued.
He was greeted with round on round of affectionate cheers, which brought a suspicious moisture to his eyes, albeit many of the voices were inarticulate and inebriate.
Rance had been an inebriate for only about fifteen years; that is to say, since the professor and his daughter left Philadelphia.
If they seriously want to tackle drink-fuelled anti-social behaviour, they could use existing legislation such as the Inebriates Act to tackle those responsible.
Veteran and Inebriate Program will help homeless veterans and chronic inebriates
Cloud-area projects that will benefit include The Salvation Army s transitional housing, the River Crest home for chronic inebriates and the St.
Only attraction is from late-bars by the score, Earning dubious income from inebriates galore.