HyperDic: broil

English > 4 senses of the word broil:
VERBchangebroil, oven broilcook under a broiler
changebroil, bakeheat by a natural force
stativebroil, bakebe very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun
NOUNactbroil, broiling, grillingcooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
broil > pronunciation
Soundsbroy'l
Rhymesairfoil ... uncoil: 21 rhymes with oyl...
English > broil: 4 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningcooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill).
Synonymsbroiling, grilling
Broadercooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Spanishasado, asar, brasear
Catalanrostir
Verbsbroilcook under a broiler
English > broil: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningcook under a broiler.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs broil the vegetables
Example"broil fish"
Synonymoven broil
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Narrowerpan-broilbroil in a pan
Broadergrillcook over a grill
Nounsbroilcooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
broileran oven or part of a stove used for broiling
broilerflesh of a small young chicken not over 2 1/2 lb suitable for broiling
English > broil: 4 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningheat by a natural force.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The sun broils the valley in the summer"
Synonymbake
Broaderheat, heat upmake hot or hotter
Catalanrostir
English > broil: 4 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningBe very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The town was broiling in the sun"
Synonymbake
BroaderbeHave the quality of being

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