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Synonyms for stew
stu, styu

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fret, stew, sweat, lather, swither(noun)

    agitation resulting from active worry

    "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"

    elbow grease, suds, fret, effort, swither, sweat, perspiration, worn spot, lather, sudor, travail, soapsuds, exertion, key pattern

  2. stew(verb)

    food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables

    swither, sweat, fret, lather

  3. grizzle, brood, stew(verb)

    be in a huff; be silent or sullen

    grudge, cover, sulk, loom, dwell, yawp, brood, hatch, grizzle, yammer, pout, incubate, whine, hover, bulk large

  4. stew, grudge(verb)

    bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings

    grizzle, grudge, brood

  5. stew(verb)

    cook slowly and for a long time in liquid

    "Stew the vegetables in wine"

    grizzle, grudge, brood

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stew(v. a.)

    boil (slowly), seethe, simmer

  2. stew(v. n.)

    be boiled (slowly)

  3. stew(n.)

    brothel, bagnio, bawdy house, whore-house, house of prostitution, house of ill fame

  4. stew(n.)

    [colloquial.] confusion, difficulty, scrape, mess

  5. stew(n.)

    BOUILLI, stewed meat

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stew(n)

    confusion, agitation, ragout

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    casserole, soprano, simmer, soup, palme

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How to use stew in a sentence?

  1. David Grayson:

    Talk of joy there may be things better than beef stew and baked potatoes and home-made bread -- there may be.

  2. Gabriel Gonzalez:

    It's a bread roll, you cut it in half and you can put whatever you want in it, beans, pork, beef, ham, white cheese, the stew from the night before.

  3. John Barrymore:

    I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o clock in the morning.

  4. Mickey Kera:

    I love the venison soup stew, salmon milk soup and Jansson's temptation (baked potato with caramelized onion gratin), which are traditional Nordic dishes, i really want to introduce Moomin and Finnish lifestyle to Hong Kong people.

  5. Mark Rypien:

    I suffer from a complex stew of mental health conditions - dark places, depression, anxiety, addictions.

Translations for stew

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Eintopf, schmoren, dämpfen, Brei, dünstenGerman
  • γιαχνίζω, ψήνομαι, στιφάδο, σιγοβράζω, βράζω, βραστόGreek
  • cocido, estofado, guisadoSpanish
  • kiehua, laatikko, liikaa, hauduttaa, pata, muhennos, paistuaFinnish
  • frissonner, frémir, transpirer, trembler, étouffer, ragoût, faire du théFrench
  • stobhach, stobhIrish
  • stiubh, stiubhaig, stiubhaScottish Gaelic
  • főzelék, párol, dinsztelHungarian
  • rebusanIndonesian
  • preoccuparsi, bollire, soffocare, stufare, cuocere, boccheggiare, stufato, stare sui carboni ardentiItalian
  • thufuKikuyu, Gikuyu
  • شله‌Kurdish
  • манџа, врие, вари, динста, вариво, се вариMacedonian
  • rendidih, stuMalay
  • stoven, beven, stikken, thee zetten, sidderen, zweten, smorenDutch
  • cozidoPortuguese
  • жаркое, тушёное мясо, тушить, рагу, потушитьRussian
  • динстати, dinstatiSerbo-Croatian
  • dušiti, enolončnica, kuhatiSlovene
  • stuva, gryta, stuvning, koka bortSwedish
  • kitoweo, mchuziSwahili
  • కూరTelugu
  • สตูว์Thai
  • Chinese

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