1. thicken, inspissate, change, alter, modify

usage: make thick or thicker; "Thicken the sauce"; "inspissate the tar so that it becomes pitch"

2. thicken, inspissate, change state, turn

usage: become thick or thicker; "The sauce thickened"; "The egg yolk will inspissate"

3. thicken, inspissate, change integrity

usage: make viscous or dense; "thicken the sauce by adding flour"


1. thickened, thick (vs. thin)

usage: made or having become thick; "thickened bronchial arteries"

2. calloused, callous, thickened, tough (vs. tender), toughened

usage: having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear; "calloused skin"; "with a workman's callous hands"

3. thickened, thick (vs. thin)

usage: made thick in consistency; "flour-thickened gravy"; "dust-thickened saliva"

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