—v.t. 1. to affect temporarily with diminished physical and mental control by means of alcoholic liquor, a drug, or another substance, esp. to excite or stupefy with liquor.
2. to make enthusiastic; elate strongly, as by intoxicants; exhilarate: The prospect of success intoxicated him. 3. Pathol.to poison.
—v.i. to cause or produce intoxication: having the power to intoxicate.