What is another word for boil?

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[ bˈɔ͡ɪl], [ bˈɔ‍ɪl], [ b_ˈɔɪ_l]

Boil is a verb that refers to the process of bringing a liquid to its boiling point and causing it to vaporize. Synonyms for boil include simmer, bubble, cook, steam, and seethe. Simmer suggests a gentler and slower heating process, while bubble implies a more rapid boiling motion. Cook is a more general term that encompasses boiling as well as other methods of heating food or liquids. Steam refers specifically to the release of hot vapor from boiling water, and seethe suggests the intense, chaotic boiling of a liquid. Overall, these words capture the various intensities and nuances of the boiling process.

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What are the opposite words for boil?

Boil, refers to a state in which a liquid is heated until it is bubbling or when something is made so hot that it turns red. Its antonyms, on the other hand, refer to conditions that are opposed to boiling. Some of the antonyms for the word boil include: freeze, cool, simmer, solidify, calm, and peace. Freeze suggests a state in which water is turned into solid ice, and it is, therefore, the opposite of boiling. Cool, on the other hand, suggests that something is not heated or has lost heat, and this makes it the opposite of boiling. Finally, simmer, generally refers to cooking something slowly and gently, while solidify refers to making a liquid firm, therefore both being antonyms of boiling.

Usage examples for Boil

Remove the supplies from him, build a fire, and boil water.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Other animals had awakened to the battle call, and now the sea began to seethe and boil with enraged, leaping red-eyed monsters.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
A smile hovered on his worn features which made my blood boil.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse

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