Online Google Dictionary

sober 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage Collins Definition
Font size:

soberer, comparative; soberest, superlative;
  1. Not affected by alcohol; not drunk

  2. Serious, sensible, and solemn
    • - a sober view of life
    • - his expression became sober
  3. Free from alcoholism; not habitually drinking alcohol
    • - I've been clean and sober for five years
  4. Muted in color
    • - a sober gray suit
  1. Make or become sober after drinking alcohol
    • - that coffee sobered him up
    • - I ought to sober up a bit
  2. Make or become more serious, sensible, and solemn
    • - his expression sobered her
    • - a sobering thought

  1. cause to become sober; "A sobering thought"
  2. not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
  3. grave: dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"
  4. sober up: become more realistic; "After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up"
  5. drab: lacking brightness or color; dull; "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes"
  6. sober up: become sober after excessive alcohol consumption; "Keep him in bed until he sobers up"
  7. unplayful: completely lacking in playfulness
  8. (soberness) the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
  9. In cryptography, SOBER is a family of stream ciphers initially designed by Greg Rose of QUALCOMM Australia starting in 1997. The name is a contrived acronym for Seventeen Octet Byte Enabled Register. Initially the cipher was intended as a replacement for broken ciphers in cellular telephony. ...
  10. Sôber is an alternative rock band from Madrid, Spain, formed in 1994. Founded when Carlos Escobedo posted an advertisement in a local guitar store and was then contacted by Antonio Bernardini to start Sober Stoned. ...
  11. Šober is a dispersed settlement in the hills to the northwest of Maribor in northeastern Slovenia. It belongs to the Maribor urban municipality.
  12. The Sober worm is a family of computer worms that was discovered on October 24, 2003. Like many worms, Sober sends itself as an e-mail attachment.
  13. "Sober" is a 1999 pop ballad by American singer Jennifer Paige and the second single released from her debut studio album Jennifer Paige. It failed to chart in the native United States, however, it managed to enter UK Top 75, as well as in Australia and New Zealand, where it became a minor hit.
  14. Showbiz is the debut studio album by English alternative rock band Muse, released in the United Kingdom on 4 October 1999. Recorded between April and May at RAK Studios and Sawmills Studio, respectively, the album was produced by John Leckie and Paul Reeve in conjunction with the band. ...
  15. "Sober" is a song by American pop rock singer Pink, and the second single taken from her fifth studio album, Funhouse. It was written by Nate "Danja" Hills, Kara DioGuardi, 333 Productions, Marcella Araica and Pink herself. ...
  16. Sober is a song by American progressive metal band Tool. The song was released as the second single from their debut album, Undertow.
  17. To make or become sober; To overcome or lose a state of intoxication; not drunk; not intoxicated; not given to excessive drinking of alcohol; in character; moderate; realistic; serious; not playful; not passionate; cool; self-controlled; dull; not bright or colorful
  18. 1) To be bored, unhappy, "all in." 2) To be born or live in Philadelphia. 3) To be without money, to be destitute. 4) To die. E.g, "Thank God, I am sober at last!" Dying words of Potodorus in Two Gentlemen of Yonkers.
  19. A more desirable state of abstinence than simply “dry.” Denotes serenity, emotional correctness, “working a good program,” and/or a high spiritual state.
  20. (adjective) -- serious and without emotion
  21. Marked by seriousness, or solemnity of conduct or character.
  22. Not drunk, tending not to drink alcohol.
  23. so·ber (soąber) adjective so·ber·er, so·ber·est 1. Habitually abstemious in the use of alcoholic liquors or drugs; temperate. 2. Not intoxicated or affected by the use of drugs. 3. Plain or subdued: sober attire. 4. ...
  24. marked by self-control; of sound moral judgment. A sober Christian denies himself worldly pleasures (Titus 2:12). This allows him to be always alert, able to guard against Satan's attacks (I Pet. 1:13).
  25. marked by sedate or gravely or earnestly thoughtful character or demeanor, marked by temperance, moderation, or seriousness, showing no excessive or extreme qualities of fancy, emotion, or prejudice