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Definition of "drench" [drench]

  • To wet through and through; soak. (verb-transitive)
  • To administer a large oral dose of liquid medicine to (an animal). (verb-transitive)
  • To provide with something in great abundance; surfeit: just drenched in money. (verb-transitive)
  • The act of wetting or becoming wet through and through. (noun)
  • Something that drenches: a drench of rain. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "drench" in a sentence
  • "Sustainable Control of Parasites group (SCOPs) is to use a white (BZ) drench, which is effective against nematodirus and suitable for young lambs, says Ms Philips."
  • "One day we had to play the goat doctors giving them a good "drench", some liquid medicine."
  • "The song is 'drench' in sex, and it's the first time I've ever heard a pop song with the words video for the album is the song "Red State / Blue State"."