Meaning of intoxicate
Pronunciation: (v.in-tok'si-kāt"adj.in-tok's&schwa-kit, -kāt"), [key]
— v., adj. -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
- to affect temporarily with diminished physical and mental control by means of alcoholic liquor, a drug, or another substance, esp. to excite or stupefy with liquor.
- to make enthusiastic; elate strongly, as by intoxicants; exhilarate: The prospect of success intoxicated him.
- to poison.
- to cause or produce intoxication: having the power to intoxicate.
- intoxicate (Thesaurus)