1. [ verb ] (chemistry) cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material, etc.) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
Related terms: change chemistry
2. [ verb ] infuse or fill completely
Synonyms: impregnate

"Impregnate the cloth with alcohol"

Related terms: fill medicate alcoholise thoriate stuff charge imbrue ammonify impregnation
3. [ verb ] fill, soak, or imbue totally
Synonyms: imbue soak

"saturate the bandage with disinfectant"

Related terms: fill impregnate steep infuse soak
Similar spelling:   saturated