HyperDic: sober

English > 7 senses of the word sober:
ADJECTIVEallsobernot affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
allsober, grave, sedate, solemndignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
allsober, drab, somber, sombrelacking brightness or color
allsober, unplayful, seriouscompletely lacking in playfulness / playfulness
VERBchangesobercause to become sober
changesober, sober upbecome more realistic
changesober, sober upbecome sober after excessive alcohol consumption
sober > pronunciation
Soundssow'ber
Rhymesabsorber ... weber / Weber: 72 rhymes with ber...
English > sober: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol).
Narrowercold sober, stone-sobertotally sober
drug-freeCharacteristic of a person not taking illegal drugs or of a place where no illegal drugs are used
dry, teetotalPracticing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages
uninebriated, unintoxicatednot inebriated
Oppositeintoxicated, drunk, inebriated, ripped, gonestupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
Spanishsobrio
Nounssobernessthe state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
English > sober: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises.
Example "as sober as a judge"
Synonymsgrave, sedate, solemn
Broaderseriousconcerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
Spanishformal, grave, solemne
Catalanformal, greu, solemne
Nounssobernessa manner that is serious and solemn
Adverbssoberlyin a grave and sober manner
English > sober: 7 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglacking brightness or color; dull.
Example "sober Puritan grey"
Synonymsdrab, somber, sombre
Broadercolorless, colourlessWeak in color
Spanishapagado
Catalanapagat
English > sober: 7 senses > adjective 4
MeaningCompletely lacking in playfulness / playfulness.
Synonymsunplayful, serious
Attribute ofplayfulness, funA disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
OppositeplayfulFull of fun and high spirits
Spanishserio, sombrío
Nounssobernessa manner that is serious and solemn
English > sober: 7 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause to become sober.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe bad news will sober him; The performance is likely to sober Sue
Example"A sobering thought"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishaquietar, calmar, serenar, sosegar
Catalanaquietar, asserenar, assossegar, calmar
English > sober: 7 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome more realistic.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up"
Synonymsober up
Broaderbecome, go, getEnter or assume a certain state or condition
Spanishcalmarse, desemborrachar, serenarse
Catalanaquietar, asserenar-se, asserenar, calmar-se, calmar
English > sober: 7 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBecome sober after excessive alcohol consumption.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"Keep him in bed until he sobers up"
Synonymsober up
Entailshit the bottle, drink, booze, fuddleconsume alcohol
Broaderbecome, go, getEnter or assume a certain state or condition
Spanishdesemborrachar, desintoxicarse, espabilar
Catalandesintoxicar-se, desintoxicar

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