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Synonyms for boil
bɔɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boil, furuncle(noun)

    a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus

    Synonyms:
    furuncle, boiling point

    Antonyms:
    freeze

  2. boiling point, boil(verb)

    the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level

    "they brought the water to a boil"

    Synonyms:
    furuncle, boiling point

    Antonyms:
    freeze

  3. boil(verb)

    come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor

    "Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius"

    Synonyms:
    seethe, churn, roil, moil

    Antonyms:
    freeze

  4. boil(verb)

    immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes

    "boil potatoes"; "boil wool"

    Synonyms:
    seethe, churn, roil, moil

    Antonyms:
    freeze

  5. boil(verb)

    bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point

    "boil this liquid until it evaporates"

    Synonyms:
    seethe, churn, roil, moil

    Antonyms:
    freeze

  6. churn, boil, moil, roil(verb)

    be agitated

    "the sea was churning in the storm"

    Synonyms:
    labour, dig, labor, moil, seethe, rile, roil, toil, grind, churn, travail, drudge

    Antonyms:
    freeze

  7. seethe, boil(verb)

    be in an agitated emotional state

    "The customer was seething with anger"

    Synonyms:
    moil, seethe, roll, hum, churn, roil, buzz

    Antonyms:
    freeze

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. boil(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be agitated by heat

  2. boil(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    bubble, rise in bubbles

  3. boil(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be ardent, be hot

  4. boil(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    seethe

  5. boil(n.)

    Synonyms:
    furuncle, pustule, gathering, inflamed tumor

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. boil(n)

    Synonyms:
    furuncle

    Associated words:
    furuncular

  2. boil(n)

    Synonyms:
    boiling

  3. boil(v)

    Synonyms:
    seethe, simmer, effervesce

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    boiling, boiled, abscess

How to pronounce boil?

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How to say boil in sign language?

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How to use boil in a sentence?

  1. Juliya Arbisman:

    These might boil down to the ability of preexisting legal mechanisms to deal with these sorts of modern questions, there is also a pretty clear case for countries insisting on China to honor its obligations under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) to stop people from trading in and eating endangered species, which is likely how Covid-19 infected humans in the first place.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I really believe that the vote that voters make on Nov. 6 is going to boil down to if they vote for a Republican member of the House of Representatives, they're going to vote against impeachment, and if they vote for a Democratic member of the House of Representatives or a challenger, they're voting for impeachment, this is all about impeachment. It always has been.

  3. Steven White:

    We were treated with derision by the school board, the school budgets were always voted down; they vote in blocs. You can boil it down to the fact that they don’t value public education.

  4. Cherokee Nation:

    I can boil this down very simply for the Congress, does the Congress intend to keep its word to the Cherokee people ? If the answer's yes, then Ms. Teehee will be seated.

  5. Wiliam Hadala:

    We put these miners into the tank, we fill it with the 3M liquid product, the chips on the board boil, and as they boil, it keeps the chips at a consistent temperature, the boil then creates a vapor, which then we have these cooling coils…that connect to our cooling towers outside.


Translations for boil

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  • kookAfrikaans
  • خراج, ثؤلول, دُّمَّل, غلىArabic
  • завирам, варя, цирей, точка на кипене, кипвам, кипяBulgarian
  • bullirCatalan, Valencian
  • boddaCorsican
  • nežit, var, vařit, uvařit, beďar, vřít, uher, bod varuCzech
  • Furunkel, kochen, sieden, EiterbeuleGerman
  • βράζω, δοθιήνας, βρασμός, καλόγεροςGreek
  • boligi, boli, abceso, boloEsperanto
  • hervir, bullir, furúnculoSpanish
  • keittää, paise, kiehuttaaFinnish
  • bouillir, porter à l'ébullition, furoncle, faireFrench
  • goil, neasgaidScottish Gaelic
  • ferverGalician
  • רתיחה, הרתיח, לוֹהֵטHebrew
  • उबलनाHindi
  • kelés, furunkulusHungarian
  • եփելArmenian
  • ebuliar, boliigar, boliarIdo
  • far bollire, bollireItalian
  • 煮る, はれもの, 沸かす, 沸騰させる, 沸く, おでき, ゆでるJapanese
  • დუღილიGeorgian
  • 뾰루지Korean
  • کوڵاندنKurdish
  • bulliō, ferveōLatin
  • užvirti, užvirinti, virtiLithuanian
  • virt, vārīt, vārīties, uzvārītLatvian
  • kōhua, whēwhē, kōhue, tāpoa, pāeraMāori
  • didihMalay
  • mgħolliMaltese
  • ဆူBurmese
  • koken, puist, kook, stikken, aan de kook brengen, pukkel, kookpuntDutch
  • yiłbéézhNavajo, Navaho
  • estondejar, bolirOccitan
  • wrzeć, wrzenie, gotować, zagotować, czyrakPolish
  • ferver, abcesso, fervura, bubão, cisto, pústula, íngua, carbúnculo, evaporar, furúnculo, tumorPortuguese
  • botta da marscha, coier, burschel, burschè, buglir, furunchel, furuncel, bignun, furuncul, biergna, purschi, bulgeirRomansh
  • furuncul, buboi, abces, fierbeRomanian
  • нарыв, кипение, кипяти́ть, запа́риться, чирей, кипе́ть, вари́ть, закипе́ть, закипа́ть, фурункул, вскипяти́ть, свари́тьсяRussian
  • boddire, vudhire, bodhiri, budhire, bodhireSardinian
  • belaSouthern Sotho
  • koka, böld, varböldSwedish
  • jipu, uvimbe, chemshaSwahili
  • కురుపుTelugu
  • kaynatmakTurkish
  • kukön, kükön vatiVolapük

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