Synonyms of saponify
- 1. saponify, change
- usage: become converted into soap by being hydrolized into an acid and alcohol as a result of being treated with an alkali; "the oil saponified"
- 2. saponify, change, alter, modify
- usage: convert into soap by hydrolizing an ester into an acid and alcohol as a result of treating it with an alkali; "saponify oils and fats"
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Definition and meaning of saponify (Dictionary)