Shrivel Synonyms and Antonyms

shrĭv'əl

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Synonyms for Shrivel

wither, as with a loss of moisture
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To dry up; wither or shrivel.
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To dry or roast (corn, for example) by exposing to heat.
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(Intransitive) To become dry (often of weather); to lose water.
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To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
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To lose or remove water; to dry
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To cause to be wrinkled, to shrivel.
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To make wrinkles in; to cause to have wrinkles.
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To shrivel or dry up like a mummy.
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To brand or cauterize with a hot iron
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To become limp or flaccid; droop:
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(Figuratively) To postpone an action that would extinguish something, as a debt.
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Antonyms for Shrivel

Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
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To make plumper
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To cause to grow; raise:
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To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.
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(Intransitive) to stop being wrinkly
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Words Related to Shrivel

To preserve (meat or other foods, for example) by extracting the moisture.
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To cause to shrivel or dry up.
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To bring on; to incur; to acquire.
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Find another word for shrivel. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shrivel, like: shrivel up, expand, wizen, dry, wither, parch, dry up, shrink, dehydrate, rivel and wrinkle.