(noun, verb)


1. A draught administered to an animal.

2. (obsolete) A drink; a draught; specifically, a potion of medicine poured or forced down the throat; also, a potion that causes purging.

3. (obsolete, Britain) A military vassal, mentioned in the Domesday Book.


1. drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged

Similar word(s): swamp

Definition categories: weather, flood

2. force to drink

Definition categories: consumption, cater, ply, provide, supply

3. permeate or impregnate

- The war drenched the country in blood

Similar word(s): imbrue

Definition categories: change, impregnate, saturate

4. cover with liquid; pour liquid onto

Similar word(s): douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse

Definition categories: change, wet