1. [ adjective ] wet through and through; thoroughly wet
Synonyms: soaked sodden soaking sopping drenched soppy

"stood at the door drenched (or soaked) by the rain" "a shirt saturated with perspiration" "his shoes were sopping (or soaking)" "the speaker's sodden collar" "soppy clothes"

Related terms: wet
2. [ adjective ] being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance
Synonyms: concentrated

"a saturated solution"

Related terms: unsaturated supersaturated
3. [ adjective ] (chemistry) used especially of organic compounds; having all available valence bonds filled

"saturated fats"

Related terms: unsaturated chemistry
4. [ adjective ] (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or gray or black
Synonyms: pure
Related terms: unsaturated intense
Similar spelling:   saturate