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1. boil

verb. ['ˈbɔɪl'] come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor.

Etymology

  • bile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • boillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • boillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Boil

  • statoil
  • guilfoil
  • embroil
  • britoil
  • uncoil
  • recoil
  • oleoyl
  • lukoil
  • gatoil
  • spoil
  • oboyle
  • o'boyle
  • croyle
  • broil
  • toil
  • soil
  • royle
  • roil
  • moyle
  • moyl
  • hoyle
  • foyle
  • foil
  • doyle
  • coyle
  • coile
  • coil
  • boyle

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Pronounce boil as bɔɪl.

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2. boil

verb. ['ˈbɔɪl'] immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes.

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Etymology

  • bile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • boillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • boillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. boil

verb. ['ˈbɔɪl'] bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point.

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Etymology

  • bile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • boillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • boillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. boil

noun. ['ˈbɔɪl'] the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level.

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Etymology

  • bile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • boillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • boillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. boil

noun. ['ˈbɔɪl'] a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus.

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Etymology

  • bile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • boillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • boillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. boil

verb. ['ˈbɔɪl'] be agitated.

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Etymology

  • bile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • boillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • boillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. boil

verb. ['ˈbɔɪl'] be in an agitated emotional state.

Antonyms

Etymology

  • bile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • boillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • boillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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