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Synonyms for ferment
ˈfɜr mɛnt; fərˈmɛnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrest(noun)

    a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

    "the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest"

    agitation, excitement, zymolysis, fermenting, unrest, fermentation, hullabaloo, zymosis, tempestuousness, upheaval, turmoil

  2. ferment(noun)

    a substance capable of bringing about fermentation

    zymolysis, unrest, zymosis, agitation, tempestuousness, fermenting, fermentation

  3. zymosis, zymolysis, fermentation, fermenting, ferment(verb)

    a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol

    agitation, zymolysis, fermenting, unrest, fermentation, zymosis, tempestuousness

  4. ferment(verb)

    be in an agitated or excited state

    "The Middle East is fermenting"; "Her mind ferments"

    turn, sour, work

  5. ferment(verb)

    work up into agitation or excitement

    "Islam is fermenting Africa"

    turn, sour, work

  6. ferment, work(verb)

    cause to undergo fermentation

    "We ferment the grapes for a very long time to achieve high alcohol content"; "The vintner worked the wine in big oak vats"

    knead, turn, operate, act, shape, bring, work out, run, function, put to work, forge, lick, solve, make, figure out, form, mould, sour, work, exploit, go, play, do work, make for, mold, puzzle out, act upon, process, crop, exercise, influence, work on, wreak, cultivate

  7. sour, turn, ferment, work(verb)

    go sour or spoil

    "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"

    knead, bend, operate, wrick, process, work, deform, shape, change state, figure out, move around, twist, work out, release, run, wreak, function, rick, call on, acidify, lick, forge, solve, flex, act, wrench, become, form, plow, acetify, mould, sour, exploit, go, grow, sprain, play, do work, make for, mold, bring, change by reversal, puzzle out, put to work, turn over, reverse, crop, exercise, cultivate, work on, act upon, turn, influence, acidulate, plough, make

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ferment

    seethe, concoct, brew, warm, chafe, effervesce, rankle, fester

    damp, cool, dissipate, subside, disperse, evaporate, heal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ferment(n.)

    yeast, leaven, harm

  2. ferment(n.)

    agitation, commotion, tumult, state of excitement

  3. ferment(v. a.)

    set in motion by ferment

  4. ferment(v. a.)

    excite, agitate, heat

  5. ferment(v. n.)

    work, be fermented

  6. ferment(v. n.)

    be excited, be agitated

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    excitement, turmoil, unrest

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  • фермент, кипене, мая, кипя, ферментация, ферментирамBulgarian
  • fermentCatalan, Valencian
  • kvasitCzech
  • eplesuWelsh
  • gære, fermentereDanish
  • anstacheln, stören, Gärmittel, gärenGerman
  • αναβράζω, ζυμώνωGreek
  • fermentarSpanish
  • käyttää, käymistila, kuohunta, nostattaa, käyminen, fermentti, hämmentää, panna käymään, kuohuttaa, lietsoa, katalyyttiFinnish
  • coipIrish
  • erjesztHungarian
  • gerjaIcelandic
  • fermentareItalian
  • raudzēt, rudzināt, rūgtLatvian
  • māhīMāori
  • фермент, се кваси, превирање, врие, маја, ферментираMacedonian
  • gisten, gist, stokenDutch
  • fermentarPortuguese
  • dospi, enzimă, ferment, fermentaRomanian
  • ферментировать, волнение, возбуждать, ферме́нт, квасить, бродить, возбуждение, волноватьRussian
  • jäsningsämne, fermentera, jäsa, jäsämneSwedish
  • färmäntönVolapük

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