how to pronounce slake


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the above transcription of slake is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

slake is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of slake in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… as slake the slake is first harvested …”

meanings of slake


  1. To become less intense; to weaken, decrease in force.
  2. To become mixed with water, so that a true chemical combination takes place.
  3. Of a person: to become less energetic, to slacken in one's efforts.
  4. To cool (something) with water or another liquid.
  5. To go out; to become extinct.
  6. To besmear.
  7. To mix with water, so that a true chemical combination takes place.
  8. To satisfy (thirst, or other desires).
  9. To slacken; to become relaxed or loose.


  1. A sloppy mess.

slake frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word slake occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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