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in·e·bri·ate

 (ĭn-ē′brē-āt′)
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)
Intoxicated.
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.
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inebriate

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

(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.
n.
3. an intoxicated person, esp. a drunkard.
adj.
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.
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inebriate


Past participle: inebriated
Gerund: inebriating

Imperative
inebriate
inebriate
Present
I inebriate
you inebriate
he/she/it inebriates
we inebriate
you inebriate
they inebriate
Preterite
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
Future
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
Conditional
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
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inebriate - a chronic drinkerinebriate - a chronic drinker      
alcoholic, 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"
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inebriate

adjective
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.
noun
A person who is habitually drunk:
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Translations

inebriate

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

n (form)Trinker(in) m(f)
adj = inebriated a
vt (lit)betrunken machen; (fig)trunken machen; (success, popularity etc) → berauschen
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References in classic literature ?
Arva is the name bestowed upon a root the properties of which are both inebriating and medicinal.
Her long dishevelled grey hair flew back from her uncovered head; the inebriating delight of gratified vengeance contended in her eyes with the fire of insanity; and she brandished the distaff which she held in her hand, as if she had been one of the Fatal Sisters, who spin and abridge the thread of human life.
O, but its petals of crystalline blue, of inebriating iridescent green, of the sea of paradise, they will overflow that hope in the lifetime of a kiss.