To allay; to quench; to extinguish; as, to slake thirst.
- To satisfy (a craving); quench: slaked her thirst.
- To lessen the force or activity of; moderate: slaking his anger.
- To cool or refresh by wetting or moistening.
- To combine (lime) chemically with water or moist air.
- To undergo a slaking process; crumble or disintegrate, as lime.