Synonyms for boil

Synonyms for (noun) boil

Synonyms: boil, boiling point

Definition: the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level

Usage: they brought the water to a boil

Similar words: temperature

Definition: the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)

Synonyms: furuncle, boil

Definition: a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus

Similar words: staphylococcal infection

Definition: an infection with staphylococcus bacteria; usually marked by abscess formation

Synonyms for (verb) boil

Synonyms: boil

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

Usage: boil potatoes; boil wool

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: boil

Definition: bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point

Usage: boil this liquid until it evaporates

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: boil

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

Usage: Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: seethe, boil

Definition: be in an agitated emotional state

Usage: The customer was seething with anger

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: churn, boil, moil, roil

Definition: be agitated

Usage: the sea was churning in the storm

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

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