HyperDic: brew

English > 3 senses of the word brew:
VERBcreationbrewprepare by brewing
changebrewsit or let sit in boiling water so as to extract the flavor
NOUNfoodbrew, brewagedrink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
brew > pronunciation
Soundsbruw'
Rhymesaccrue ... untrue: 23 rhymes with ruw...
English > brew: 3 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningdrink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling.
Synonymbrewage
NarrowerbeerA general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture / mixture of cereals) flavored with hops
cassiriA drink resembling beer
kvassfermented beverage resembling beer but made from rye or barley
meadmade of fermented honey and water
spruce beerA brew made by fermenting molasses and other sugars with the sap of spruce trees (sometimes with malt)
Broaderalcohol, alcoholic drink, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriantA liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
Spanishbrevaje, pócima, poción
Catalanbeuratge, poció, potatge
Verbsbrewsit or let sit in boiling water so as to extract the flavor
brewprepare by brewing
English > brew: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningPrepare by brewing.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"people have been brewing beer for thousands of years"
Entailssour, turn, ferment, workGo sour / sour or spoil
Broadercreate from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch
Spanishdestilar, elaborar, hacer
Catalandestilar, preparar
Nounsbrew, brewagedrink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
brewerthe owner or manager of a brewery
brewersomeone who brews beer or ale from malt and hops and water
brewerya plant where beer is brewed by fermentation
English > brew: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningSit or let sit in boiling water so as to extract the flavor.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"the tea is brewing"
Broadersoak, imbueFill, soak, or imbue totally
Nounsbrewdrink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling

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