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Definition 1: give off (a liquid) - [verb of body]

Samples where distill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound

Synonyms for distill in the sense of this definition

(distill is a kind of ...) release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities

"exude sweat through the pores"

Definition 2: undergo the process of distillation - [verb of change]

Synonyms for distill in the sense of this definition

(distill is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(distill has a similar meaning as ...) extract by the process of distillation

"distill the essence of this compound"

(distill has a similar meaning as ...) remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation

"purify the water"

(distill belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

Definition 3: extract by the process of distillation - [verb of change]

Samples where distill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • distill the essence of this compound

Synonyms for distill in the sense of this definition

(distill is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

"make a mess in one's office" "create a furor"

(... is a kind of distill ) distill (alcohol) illegally; produce moonshine

(distill has a similar meaning as ...) undergo the process of distillation

(distill belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

Definition 4: remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation - [verb of change]

Samples where distill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • purify the water

Synonyms for distill in the sense of this definition

(distill is a kind of ...) to make better

"The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"

(... is a kind of distill ) reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities

"refine sugar"

(... is a kind of distill ) rid of impurities

"purge the water" "purge your mind"

(distill has a similar meaning as ...) undergo the process of distillation

(distill belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

Definition 5: undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops - [verb of change]

Samples where distill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • water condenses
  • The acid distills at a specific temperature

Synonyms for distill in the sense of this definition

(distill is a kind of ...) become liquid or fluid when heated

"the frozen fat liquefied"

(distill has a similar meaning as ...) develop due to condensation

"All our planets condensed out of the same material"

(distill has a similar meaning as ...) remove water from

"condense the milk"

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