slake one's/someone's thirst

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of slake one's/someone's thirst

: to cause oneself to stop feeling thirsty
  • They slaked their thirst with cold water.
: to cause someone to stop feeling thirsty
  • a drink that will slake your thirst

Word by Word Definitions

slake play
  1. : subside, abate

  2. : to become slaked : crumble

  3. : to lessen the force of : moderate

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

thirst play
  1. : a sensation of dryness in the mouth and throat associated with a desire for liquids

  2. : a desire or need to drink

  3. : an ardent desire : craving, longing

  1. : to feel thirsty : suffer thirst

  2. : to crave vehemently and urgently after justice


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