Thesaurus > Related Words: macerate

  Words related to macerate

Related / Similar Words: waste, emaciate

 

Definition:
  • cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him";
  • soften, usually by steeping in liquid, and cause to disintegrate as a result; "macerate peaches"; "the gizzards macerates the food in the digestive system";
  • become soft or separate and disintegrate as a result of excessive soaking; "the tissue macerated in the water";
  • separate into constituents by soaking;

  •  
    Entailments: drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse

     

    Derivational Morphology: bonyness, emaciation, gauntness, maceration, wastage, cachexia, cachexy, wasting

     

     
      Search Thesaurus

    Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
     
     
      
      Feature Word
    erode is similar to eat away, fret, gnaw, gnaw at, eat at and wear away.
     
      Find words starting with:
       
    A
    B
    C
       
    D
    E
    F
       
    G
    H
    I
       
    J
    K
    L
       
    M
    N
    O
       
    P
    Q
    R
       
    S
    T
    U
       
    V
    W
    X
       
    Y
    Z