Synonyms of boil


1. boil, furuncle, staphylococcal infection

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

2. boiling point, boil, temperature

usage: the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level; "they brought the water to a boil"


1. boil, change state, turn

usage: come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor; "Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius"

2. boil, change

usage: immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes; "boil potatoes"; "boil wool"

3. boil, change, alter, modify

usage: bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point; "boil this liquid until it evaporates"

4. churn, boil, moil, roil, move

usage: be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm"

5. seethe, boil, be

usage: be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was seething with anger"

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Definition and meaning of boil (Dictionary)