Synonyms of boil in English:

boil1

verb

  • 1 boil the potatoes
    bring to a boil, simmer, parboil, poach;
    cook
  • 2 the soup is boiling
  • 3 a huge cliff with the sea boiling below
    literary roil
  • noun

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  • 1 bring the stock to a boil
    boiling point, rolling boil
  • Phrases

    boil something down

    you have to boil down a lot of tomatoes to make just a few tablespoons of tomato paste
    condense, reduce, concentrate, distill, thicken, compress

    boil down to

    it all boils down to how much money you're willing to spend
    come down to, amount to, add up to, be in essence

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    Synonyms of boil in English:

    boil2

    noun

  • 1 a boil on her neck
    swelling, spot, pimple, blister, pustule, eruption, carbuncle, wen, abscess, ulcer
    technical furuncle
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