so·​ber·​ize ˈsō-bə-ˌrīz How to pronounce soberize (audio)
soberized; soberizing

transitive verb

: to make sober

Word History

First Known Use

1706, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of soberize was in 1706

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Cite this Entry

“Soberize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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