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Synonyms for boilbɔɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boil, furuncle(noun)

    a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus

    Synonyms:
    furuncle, boil, 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, boil, 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, boil, 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, boil, 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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

boiling, boiled, abscess


Translations for boil

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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