saturate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participlesaturating
past tensesaturated
past participlesaturated
  1. 2
    to fill something completely with a large number of things or with a large amount of something

    The shops were saturated with merchandise from the film.

    1. a.
      to fill a place with people

      Police were ordered to saturate the area.

  2. 3
    chemistry to mix as much of a solid substance in a chemical solution as you can so that it becomes part of the liquid