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English definition of “saturate”

saturate

verb [T often passive] (MAKE WET)    /ˈsæt.jʊ.reɪt/ US  /-jʊr.eɪt/
to make something or someone completely wet: The grass had been saturated by overnight rain. He had cut his leg badly, and his trousers were saturated with/in blood.Wet weather and wetness saturation     /ˌsæt.jʊˈreɪ.ʃən/ US  /-jʊr-/ noun [U] market saturationFull
(Definition of saturate verb (MAKE WET) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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