intoxicate: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: ('si-kāt"'s&schwa-kit, -kāt"), [key]
— v., adj. -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
  1. 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.
  2. to make enthusiastic; elate strongly, as by intoxicants; exhilarate: The prospect of success intoxicated him.
  3. to poison.
  1. to cause or produce intoxication: having the power to intoxicate.
  1. intoxicated.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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