Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb decoct

3 senses of decoct

Sense 1
decoct -- (extract the essence of something by boiling it)
       => boil -- (bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point; "boil this liquid until it evaporates")

Sense 2
boil down, reduce, decoct, concentrate -- (be cooked until very little liquid is left; "The sauce should reduce to one cup")
       => decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper")

Sense 3
decoct -- (steep in hot water)
       => steep, infuse -- (let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse; "steep the blossoms in oil"; "steep the fruit in alcohol")

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