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1. oil

noun. ['ˈɔɪl'] a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water.

Synonyms

  • fossil oil
  • grease
  • lubricating oil
  • calamus oil
  • Chinese wood oil
  • hedeoma oil
  • hydnocarpus oil
  • linseed oil
  • pennyroyal oil
  • flaxseed oil
  • motor oil
  • crude
  • fatty oil
  • almond oil
  • colza oil
  • expressed almond oil
  • hyssop oil
  • cohune oil
  • fixed oil
  • babacu oil
  • lipoid
  • mineral oil
  • tung oil
  • chaulmoogra oil
  • croton oil
  • crude oil
  • shale oil
  • mustard oil
  • camphor oil
  • rapeseed oil
  • lemongrass
  • spike oil
  • heating oil
  • lemongrass oil
  • essential oil
  • lemon grass
  • fuel oil
  • cohune fat
  • lipide
  • safflower oil
  • sweet almond oil
  • tall oil
  • cohune-nut oil
  • rape oil
  • stand oil
  • babassu oil
  • volatile oil
  • animal oil
  • fusel oil
  • lipid
  • neroli oil
  • sassafras oil
  • spike lavender oil
  • petroleum

Antonyms

  • undress
  • exclude
  • arise
  • show

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Oil

  • oleoyl
  • oboyle
  • o'boyle
  • croyle
  • royle
  • moyle
  • moyl
  • hoyle
  • foyle
  • doyle
  • coyle
  • boyle

How do you pronounce oil?

Pronounce oil as ɔɪl.

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Sentences with oil


1. Noun, singular or mass
Put some peanut oil in the bottom of the pan and season the sorghum with salt to taste.

Quotes about oil


1. Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.
- J. Paul Getty

2. Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
- Henry Ward Beecher

3. It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

2. oil-soluble

adjective. soluble in oil.

Antonyms

  • inexplicable

3. oil-bearing

adjective. containing oil.

Antonyms

  • unfruitful

4. oil-fired

adjective. fueled by burning oil.

Antonyms

  • unfed

5. oil-water_interface

noun. an interface forming the boundary between the non-miscible liquids oil and water.

6. oil

noun. ['ˈɔɪl'] oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist.

Synonyms

  • oil color
  • oil paint

Antonyms

  • decent
  • conditional
  • late

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)

7. oil

verb. ['ˈɔɪl'] cover with oil, as if by rubbing.

Antonyms

  • evoke

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)

8. oil

verb. ['ˈɔɪl'] administer an oil or ointment to; often in a religious ceremony of blessing.

Synonyms

  • inunct
  • anele
  • embrocate
  • anoint

Antonyms

  • bedamn
  • damn
  • put forward
  • arouse

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)

9. oil

noun. ['ˈɔɪl'] any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants.

Synonyms

  • marge
  • soybean oil
  • oleo
  • drying oil
  • vegetable oil
  • sesame oil
  • canola oil
  • corn oil
  • canola
  • cottonseed oil
  • margarin
  • walnut oil
  • sunflower-seed oil
  • sweet oil
  • sunflower oil
  • salad oil
  • groundnut oil
  • peanut oil
  • oleomargarine
  • olive oil
  • madia oil
  • palm oil
  • safflower oil
  • edible fat
  • coconut oil
  • soyabean oil
  • margarine
  • cooking oil

Antonyms

  • analyzed
  • refined
  • desecrate
  • unmask

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)

10. oil

noun. ['ˈɔɪl'] a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons.

Synonyms

  • fossil oil
  • residual oil
  • resid
  • C
  • crude
  • fossil fuel
  • crude oil
  • carbon
  • atomic number 6
  • petroleum

Antonyms

  • invoke
  • maledict
  • anathemize
  • conjure

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)
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