Synonyms for steam

Synonyms for (noun) steam

Synonyms: steam

Definition: water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere

Similar words: vapor, vapour

Definition: a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance

Synonyms for (verb) steam

Synonyms: steam

Definition: cook something by letting steam pass over it

Usage: just steam the vegetables

Similar words: cook

Definition: transform and make suitable for consumption by heating

Usage: These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes


Synonyms: steam, steam clean

Definition: clean by means of steaming

Usage: steam-clean the upholstered sofa

Similar words: clean, make clean

Definition: make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from

Usage: Clean the stove!; The dentist cleaned my teeth


Synonyms: steam

Definition: get very angry

Usage: her indifference to his amorous advances really steamed the young man

Similar words: anger, see red

Definition: become angry

Usage: He angers easily


Synonyms: steam, steamer

Definition: travel by means of steam power

Usage: The ship steamed off into the Pacific

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: steam

Definition: rise as vapor

Similar words: lift, come up, rise, move up, go up, arise, uprise

Definition: move upward

Usage: The fog lifted; The smoke arose from the forest fire; The mist uprose from the meadows


Synonyms: steam

Definition: emit steam

Usage: The rain forest was literally steaming

Similar words: give off, give out, emit

Definition: give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.

Usage: The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits