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in·tox·i·cate

 (ĭn-tŏk′sĭ-kāt′)
v. in·tox·i·cat·ed, in·tox·i·cat·ing, in·tox·i·cates
v.tr.
1.
a. To impair the physical and mental faculties of (a person) by means of alcohol or a drug or other chemical substance: served strong cocktails that intoxicated all the guests.
b. To damage physiologically by means of a chemical substance; poison: birds that were intoxicated by pesticides.
2. To stimulate or excite: "a man whom life intoxicates, who has no need of wine" (Anaïs Nin).
v.intr.
To cause impairment, stimulation, or excitement by or as if by use of a chemical substance: "The notion of Holy War is showing that it has not yet lost all its power to intoxicate and to inflame" (Conor Cruise O'Brien).

[Middle English, to poison, from Medieval Latin intoxicāre, intoxicāt- : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Late Latin toxicāre, to smear with poison (from Latin toxicum, poison; see toxic).]

in·tox′i·cat′ing·ly adv.
in·tox′i·ca′tive adj.
in·tox′i·ca′tor n.

intoxicate

(ɪnˈtɒksɪˌkeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Brewing) (of an alcoholic drink) to produce in (a person) a state ranging from euphoria to stupor, usually accompanied by loss of inhibitions and control; make drunk; inebriate
2. to stimulate, excite, or elate so as to overwhelm
3. (Pharmacology) (of a drug) to poison
[C16: from Medieval Latin, from intoxicāre to poison, from Latin toxicum poison; see toxic]
inˈtoxicable adj
inˈtoxiˌcative adj
inˈtoxiˌcator n

in•tox•i•cate

(v. ɪnˈtɒk sɪˌkeɪt; adj. -kɪt, -ˌkeɪt)

v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to affect temporarily with diminished physical and mental control by means of alcoholic liquor, a drug, or another substance, esp. to excite or stupefy with liquor.
2. to make enthusiastic; elate strongly; exhilarate.
3. Pathol. to poison.
v.i.
4. to cause or produce intoxication.
adj.
5. Archaic. intoxicated.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin intoxicātus, past participle of intoxicāre to poison]

intoxicate


Past participle: intoxicated
Gerund: intoxicating

Imperative
intoxicate
intoxicate
Present
I intoxicate
you intoxicate
he/she/it intoxicates
we intoxicate
you intoxicate
they intoxicate
Preterite
I intoxicated
you intoxicated
he/she/it intoxicated
we intoxicated
you intoxicated
they intoxicated
Present Continuous
I am intoxicating
you are intoxicating
he/she/it is intoxicating
we are intoxicating
you are intoxicating
they are intoxicating
Present Perfect
I have intoxicated
you have intoxicated
he/she/it has intoxicated
we have intoxicated
you have intoxicated
they have intoxicated
Past Continuous
I was intoxicating
you were intoxicating
he/she/it was intoxicating
we were intoxicating
you were intoxicating
they were intoxicating
Past Perfect
I had intoxicated
you had intoxicated
he/she/it had intoxicated
we had intoxicated
you had intoxicated
they had intoxicated
Future
I will intoxicate
you will intoxicate
he/she/it will intoxicate
we will intoxicate
you will intoxicate
they will intoxicate
Future Perfect
I will have intoxicated
you will have intoxicated
he/she/it will have intoxicated
we will have intoxicated
you will have intoxicated
they will have intoxicated
Future Continuous
I will be intoxicating
you will be intoxicating
he/she/it will be intoxicating
we will be intoxicating
you will be intoxicating
they will be intoxicating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been intoxicating
you have been intoxicating
he/she/it has been intoxicating
we have been intoxicating
you have been intoxicating
they have been intoxicating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intoxicating
you will have been intoxicating
he/she/it will have been intoxicating
we will have been intoxicating
you will have been intoxicating
they will have been intoxicating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been intoxicating
you had been intoxicating
he/she/it had been intoxicating
we had been intoxicating
you had been intoxicating
they had been intoxicating
Conditional
I would intoxicate
you would intoxicate
he/she/it would intoxicate
we would intoxicate
you would intoxicate
they would intoxicate
Past Conditional
I would have intoxicated
you would have intoxicated
he/she/it would have intoxicated
we would have intoxicated
you would have intoxicated
they would have intoxicated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.intoxicate - fill with high spiritsintoxicate - fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits"
stimulate, stir, shake up, excite, shake - stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
beatify - make blessedly happy
puff - make proud or conceited; "The sudden fame puffed her ego"
beatify, exhilarate, inebriate, tickle pink, exalt, thrill - fill with sublime emotion; "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
2.intoxicate - 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.intoxicate - have an intoxicating effect on, of a drug
poison - administer poison to; "She poisoned her husband but he did not die"

intoxicate

verb
1. go to your head, inebriate, stupefy, befuddle, fuddle, put (someone) under the table (informal) He drank enough lager to intoxicate an army base.
2. exhilarate, excite, stimulate, inflame, go to your head, make your head spin, elate Their power intoxicated them.
Translations
omámitopít
drikke fuld
huumatajuovuttaapäihdyttää
megrészegítrészegít
svífa á
apsvaiginimasapsvaiginti
apreibinātapskurbināt
opiť
sarhoş etmek

intoxicate

[ɪnˈtɒksɪkeɪt] VT
1. (lit) (frm) [alcohol] → embriagar; [poison] → intoxicar
2. (fig) (liter) [victory, success, beauty] → embriagar (liter)

intoxicate

[ɪnˈtɒksɪkeɪt] vtenivrer

intoxicate

vt (lit, fig)berauschen

intoxicate

[ɪnˈtɒksɪˌkeɪt] vt (subj, alcohol) → ubriacare; (subj, success) → inebriare

intoxicate

(inˈtoksikeit) verb
to make drunk.
inˌtoxiˈcation noun
inˈtoxicating adjective

intoxicate

v. intoxicar.