Definitions of sober

  1. To become sober.
  2. To recover from drunkenness: to make or become steady or calm.
  3. To make or become sober; render grave or thoughtful.
  4. To make sober: to free from intoxication.
  5. become more realistic; " After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up"
  6. To free from intoxication; to become sober; to bring to a right frame of mind.
  7. Soberness.
  8. Soberness, sobriety.
  9. Soberly.
  10. lacking brightness or color; dull; " drab faded curtains"; " sober Puritan gray"; " children in somber brown clothes"
  11. not affected by a chemical substance ( especially alcohol)
  12. Temperate in the use of spirituous liquors; habitually temperate; as, a sober man.
  13. Not intoxicated or excited by spirituous liquors; as, the sot may at times be sober.
  14. Not mad or insane; not wild, visionary, or heated with passion; exercising cool, dispassionate reason; self- controlled; self- possessed.
  15. Not proceeding from, or attended with, passion; calm; as, sober judgment; a man in his sober senses.
  16. Serious or subdued in demeanor, habit, appearance, or color; solemn; grave; sedate.
  17. To become sober; -- often with down.
  18. Temperate by habit, especially in the use of intoxicating liquors; not under the influence of liquor; self- possessed; calm; steady; sedate; solemn; grave.
  19. Temperate; grave; sedate; not drunk.
  20. Possessing properly controlled faculties.
  21. Grave; sedate.
  22. Not drunk.
  23. Not drunk; temperate; specially in the use of spirituous liquors; not excited or heated with passion; calm; grave; serious.
  24. Temperate; not under the influence of strong drink; possessing habits of temperance; right in mind; not visionary or heated with passion; grave; serious.