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1. congee

noun. formal permission to depart.

Synonyms

  • license
  • permit
  • conge

Antonyms

  • confine
  • spell
  • birth
  • block

Etymology

  • congié (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • commeatus (Latin)

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2. congee

noun. a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast.

Synonyms

  • jook

Antonyms

  • convict
  • invest

Etymology

  • congié (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • commeatus (Latin)

3. congee

verb. depart after obtaining formal permission.

Synonyms

  • take leave
  • quit

Antonyms

  • decertify
  • disapprove
  • forbid

Etymology

  • congié (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • commeatus (Latin)

4. congee

noun. an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal.

Synonyms

  • release
  • dismission
  • sacking
  • firing
  • discharge
  • conge
  • dismissal
  • liberation

Antonyms

  • clasp
  • enlist
  • hold
  • engage

Etymology

  • congié (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • commeatus (Latin)

5. congee

verb. perform a ceremonious bow.

Synonyms

  • conge
  • bow down

Antonyms

  • fill
  • charge
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • congié (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • commeatus (Latin)

6. congee

noun. (architecture) a concave molding.

Synonyms

  • moulding
  • molding

Antonyms

  • freeze
  • classify
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • congié (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • commeatus (Latin)

Sentences with congee


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can also choose to cook brown rice in congee, a simple rice-and-water porridge.

2. Verb, past tense
If your diarrhea is persistent, eat the rice congee three times a day for a few days at most.

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