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1. roast

verb. ['ˈroʊst'] cook with dry heat, usually in an oven.

Synonyms

  • cook

Antonyms

  • attend
  • increased

Etymology

  • rosten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rostir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word roast


1. Noun, singular or mass
Set the roast in the roasting rack with the fat side of the roast facing up.

2. Verb, base form
For example, a five-pound turkey breast would roast for 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Quotes containing the word roast


1. The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne.
- Samuel Johnson

2. I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else.
- Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek

3. I don't believe in any actual thinking God that marks the fall of every bird in Australia or every bug in India, a God that records all of our sins in a big golden book and judges us when we die - I don't want to believe in a God who would deliberately create bad people and then deliberately send them to roast in a hell He created-but I believe there has to be something
- Stephen King

2. roast

noun. ['ˈroʊst'] a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • lamb roast
  • pork roast
  • rib roast
  • roast lamb
  • veal roast
  • joint
  • cut of meat
  • roast pork
  • blade roast
  • standing rib roast
  • rump roast
  • roast veal
  • pot roast
  • beef roast
  • roast beef

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • strengthen
  • malfunction
  • undiluted

Etymology

  • rosten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rostir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. roast

verb. ['ˈroʊst'] subject to laughter or ridicule.

Synonyms

  • lampoon
  • bemock
  • tease
  • laugh at
  • rib
  • satirise
  • debunk
  • jest at
  • stultify
  • make fun
  • blackguard
  • mock
  • guy
  • satirize
  • expose
  • ridicule

Antonyms

  • unabridged
  • unmown
  • untrimmed
  • presence

Etymology

  • rosten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rostir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. roast

adjective. ['ˈroʊst'] (meat) cooked by dry heat in an oven.

Synonyms

  • cooked

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • inflate

Etymology

  • rosten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rostir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. roast

noun. ['ˈroʊst'] negative criticism.

Synonyms

  • criticism
  • knock

Antonyms

  • increase
  • lengthen
  • expand

Etymology

  • rosten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rostir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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