Synonyms for decoct

Synonyms for (verb) decoct

Synonyms: decoct

Definition: steep in hot water

Similar words: steep, infuse

Definition: let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse

Usage: steep the blossoms in oil; steep the fruit in alcohol

Synonyms: concentrate, decoct, boil down, reduce

Definition: be cooked until very little liquid is left

Usage: The sauce should reduce to one cup

Similar words: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease

Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range

Usage: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester; The cabin pressure fell dramatically; her weight fell to under a hundred pounds; his voice fell to a whisper

Synonyms: decoct

Definition: extract the essence of something by boiling it

Similar words: boil

Definition: bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point

Usage: boil this liquid until it evaporates

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