Boil synonyms

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To be made by boiling or steeping:
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To soak, steep, or saturate in liquid
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Simmer is defined as to cook something gently, keep at or just under boiling.
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Bubble means to make or form into thin balls of liquid or foam, or to make a boiling sound.
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(Intransitive or ergative) To cook (food) by slowly boiling or simmering.
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Steam is defined as to give off a vapor or to expose to a vapor.
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To subject to intense, often uncomfortable heat.
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To mix with water until smooth
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To treat indulgently; baby.
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To burn (a person, for example) with hot liquid or steam.
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(Physics) To increase the heat energy of an object.
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Steep means to soak in liquid.
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To draw moisture from, as by heating, leaving only the dry solid portion.
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To make free of living microorganisms, as by subjecting to great heat or chemical action
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To sterilize laboratory equipment in an autoclave.
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(Intransitive, of a liquid) to emit small bubbles of dissolved gas; to froth or fizz
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To make a sound similar to this:
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To drain or seep through a porous material or filter.
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To stir, beat, or shake (milk or cream) in a churn
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To exude or expel foam:
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To cause to produce foam.
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To excite; agitate
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To rise and move in a billowing or swelling manner.
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To hang down:
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To speak quickly and excitedly; gush.
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To expose to fumes
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(Physics, intransitive) To cause surface atoms or electrons of a solid to be ejected by bombarding it with heavy atoms or ions
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To be angry
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(Intransitive) To prepare (unspecified) food for eating by heating it, often by combining it with other ingredients.
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To move with great violence or intensity:
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(Rare) Pertaining to furuncles or boils.
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Any such pustule
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An appearance of a rash or blemish on the skin.
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(Medicine) The presence of furuncles or boils.
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(Slang) An annoying person.
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(Anatomy) A pouch or cavity in any organ or tissue, especially the paranasal sinus.
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The definition of a sore is a painful spot on the body or something that causes annoyance, irritation or grief.
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(Intransitive) To form a pus filled cavity typically from an infection.
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To prepare, as for freezing, by scalding (said as of vegetables)
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To splash or mark, as with blobs
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To cover or mark with blotches
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To consume, injure, or change the condition of, as if by action of fire or heat; to affect as fire or heat does.
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To cause the formation of pus in
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To cause (the skin) to redden or grow hot, as from strong emotion or stimulants.
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To steep in a liquid, so as to extract the soluble constituents (usually medicinal or herbal).
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To be boiled in such a way.
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be angry
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To freeze is defined as to become frozen, to make something frozen or to stop moving.
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Smolder is defined as to smoke and burn slowly without flames, or to hold in feelings of anger or hate.
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To cook (food) in liquid heated to the point of steaming
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(Intransitive) To become calm.
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(Informal) The point at which one loses one's temper.
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A boil or infected, inflamed, pus-filled sore
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(Archaic) To moisten or soil
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To be agitated
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(Intransitive, chiefly UK) Alternative form of smolder.
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(Medicine, obsolete) digestion
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(Physics) A device used to measure the boiling points of liquids
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Alternative form of turgescence.
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(Idiomatic, of anger, etc.) To reach the point where aggressive action is taken.
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Synonym Study

  • Stew refers to slow, prolonged boiling or, in an extended colloquial sense, unrest caused by worry, anxiety, or resentment
  • Simmer implies a gentle, continuous cooking at or just below the boiling point or, metaphorically, imminence of eruption, as in anger or revolt
  • Seethe suggests violent boiling with much bubbling and foaming or, in an extended sense, excitement the country seethed with rebellion
  • Boil , the basic word, refers to the bubbling up and vaporization of a liquid over direct heat or, metaphorically, to great agitation, as with rage it made my blood boil
Find another word for boil. In this page you can discover 78 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for boil, like: brew, seethe, simmer, bubble, stew, steam, parboil, poach, coddle, scald and heat.