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Synonyms for distill

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. purify, sublimate, make pure, distillverb

    remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation

    "purify the water"

    purify, rarefy, distil, purge, make pure, extract, condense, subtilize, sublimate, sanctify, sublime

  2. distill, distilverb

    undergo the process of distillation

    condense, make pure, purify, extract, sublimate, distil

  3. distill, extract, distilverb

    extract by the process of distillation

    "distill the essence of this compound"

    extract, condense, make pure, draw out, express, evoke, pull, distil, educe, elicit, excerpt, pull out, sublimate, take out, pull up, press out, purify

  4. condense, distill, distilverb

    undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops

    "water condenses"; "The acid distills at a specific temperature"

    distil, concentrate, make pure, extract, condense, contract, purify, sublimate, digest

  5. distill, distilverb

    give off (a liquid)

    "The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound"

    condense, make pure, purify, extract, sublimate, distil

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  1. distillverb

    trickle, drop, drip, rectify

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "distill":

    distil, disaggregate

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How to use distill in a sentence?

  1. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki:

    This quarter it took longer than expected to collect and distill the requested information and our response on social and economic issues missed the reporting deadline, we did however, convey the delay to SIGAR and we did not intentionally withhold information for these quarterly reports. We expect it will be complete in the next quarter with all of the details across the board.

  2. Bill Clinton:

    They had to distill it and it looked like it said I didn't apologize and had no intention to, and I was mad at me, here is what I want to say, it wasn't my finest hour.

  3. Steve Bannon:

    The American people are just coming into the story right now. Since the vote, The American people are just now taking this seriously, steve Bannon's going to distill it down to something that is very simple, easy to comprehend. ' It's a perfect phone call. I didn't do anything wrong.'.

  4. Kyle Ewing:

    We look at general cognitive ability, how do you unpack and tackle these large problems that exist and distill them down to something you can take hold of ?

  5. Stephanie Murphy:

    The Select Committee has obtained a vast amount of testimony and documents, our goal -- and our challenge -- is to use the public hearings to distill this information down to its essence, to tell an accurate and easy-to-understand story about why January 6th happened, and to provide some concrete recommendations about how our country can prevent something like it from happening again. Our audience are Americans across the political spectrum who are committed to securing our democratic institutions and processes.

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