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Definition 1: the process of seeping - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for ooze in the sense of this definition

(ooze is a kind of ...) the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)

(... is a kind of ooze ) the process of exuding; the slow escape of liquids from blood vessels through pores or breaks in the cell membranes

Definition 2: any thick, viscous matter - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for ooze in the sense of this definition

(ooze is a kind of ...) that which has mass and occupies space

"physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"

(... is a kind of ooze ) sludge (rich in organic matter) that accumulates at the bottom of lakes or oceans

Definition 3: release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities - [verb of body]

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

  • exude sweat through the pores

Synonyms for ooze in the sense of this definition

(ooze is a kind of ...) eliminate from the body

"Pass a kidney stone"

(... is a kind of ooze ) give off (a liquid)

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

(... is a kind of ooze ) be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face

(... is a kind of ooze ) give off (water) through the skin

(... is a kind of ooze ) geology: cause molten material, such as lava, to pour forth

(... is a kind of ooze ) exude profusely

"She was streaming with sweat" "His nose streamed blood"

(... is a kind of ooze ) exude or form gum

"these trees gum in the Spring"

(... is a kind of ooze ) generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids

"secrete digestive juices" "release a hormone into the blood stream"

(... is a kind of ooze ) exude or expel foam

"the angry man was frothing at the mouth"

Definition 4: pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for ooze in the sense of this definition

(ooze is a kind of ...) move along, of liquids

"Water flowed into the cave" "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

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