slake one's/someone's thirst

Definition of slake one's/someone's thirst

  1. :  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

slakeplay
  1. :  subside, abate

    :  to become slaked :  crumble

    :  to lessen the force of :  moderate

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

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

    :  the bodily condition (as of dehydration) that induces this sensation

    :  a desire or need to drink

  1. :  to feel thirsty :  suffer thirst

    :  to crave vehemently and urgently after justice


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