Synonyms of oil


1. oil, lipid, lipide, lipoid

usage: a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water

2. oil, oil color, oil colour, oil paint

usage: oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist

3. petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil, oil, oil, fossil fuel

usage: a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

4. vegetable oil, oil, edible fat

usage: any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants


1. oil, cover

usage: cover with oil, as if by rubbing; "oil the wooden surface"

2. anoint, inunct, oil, anele, embrocate, bless

usage: administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing

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Definition and meaning of oil (Dictionary)