1. impossible to repress or control

    Synonyms : uncontrollable
    Examples :
    • an irrepressible chatterbox


  1. take away

    Synonyms : deprive
    Type Of : decline, worsen
  2. make poor

    Antonyms : enrich
    Type Of : deprive


  1. an indecent or improper act

    Synonyms : impropriety
    Type Of : misdeed, misbehavior, misbehaviour
  2. the quality of being indecent

    Antonyms : decency
    Type Of : impropriety, improperness


  1. make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)

    Synonyms : intoxicate, soak
    Type Of : affect
  2. a chronic drinker

    Synonyms : drunk, drunkard, rummy, sot, wino
    Type Of : juicer, toper, drinker, imbiber
  3. become drunk or drink excessively

    Synonyms : hit it up, soak, souse
    Type Of : drink, hit the bottle, booze, fuddle
  4. fill with sublime emotion

    Synonyms : beatify, exalt, exhilarate, thrill, tickle pink
    Type Of : uplift, elate, intoxicate, lift up, pick up
    Examples :
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success


  1. without ever expressing so clearly

    Antonyms : explicitly
    Examples :
    • he implicitly assumes that you know the answer
  2. without doubting or questioning

    Examples :
    • I implicitly trust him


  1. producing a strong effect

    Synonyms : telling
    Examples :
    • gave an impressive performance as Othello
  2. making a strong or vivid impression

    Antonyms : unimpressive
    Examples :
    • an impressive ceremony


  1. culpably involved

    Synonyms : concerned
    Examples :
    • named three officials implicated in the plot
    • an innocent person implicated by circumstances in a crime


  1. conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting

    Synonyms : question
    Type Of : discourse, converse
  2. a conference (usually with someone important)

    Synonyms : audience, consultation
    Type Of : group discussion, conference
  3. discuss formally with (somebody) for the purpose of an evaluation

    Type Of : converse, discourse
    Examples :
    • We interviewed the job candidates
  4. go for an interview in the hope of being hired

    Type Of : converse, discourse
    Examples :
    • The job candidate interviewed everywhere
  5. the questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited); often conducted by journalists

    Type Of : examination, interrogatory, interrogation
    Examples :
    • my interviews with teenagers revealed a weakening of religious bonds


  1. bring something new to an environment

    Synonyms : innovate
    Type Of : initiate, pioneer
    Examples :
    • A new word processor was introduced
  2. bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.

    Synonyms : bring out
    Type Of : present, acquaint
  3. put or introduce into something

    Synonyms : enter, infix, insert
    Type Of : attach
  4. be a precursor of

    Synonyms : inaugurate, usher in
    Type Of : begin, commence, start, lead off
  5. furnish with a preface or introduction

    Synonyms : precede, preface, premise
    Type Of : say, tell, state
  6. cause to come to know personally

    Synonyms : acquaint, present
    Type Of : inform
    Examples :
    • introduce the new neighbors to the community
  7. bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment

    Synonyms : bring in
    Examples :
    • The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor
  8. place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing

    Synonyms : enclose, inclose, insert, put in, stick in
    Type Of : pose, place, lay, set, position, put
  9. bring in or establish in a new place or environment

    Type Of : establish, give
    Examples :
    • introduce a rule
    • introduce exotic fruits
  10. put before (a body)

    Type Of : project, propose
    Examples :
    • introduce legislation


  1. any instance of aggressive extension of authority

    Type Of : control
  2. a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries

    Type Of : foreign policy
  3. a political orientation that advocates imperial interests

    Type Of : ideology, political orientation, political theory