Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stew

2 senses of stew

Sense 1
fret, stew, sweat, lather, swither -- (agitation resulting from active worry; "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams")
       => agitation -- (a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance)

Sense 2
stew -- (food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables)
       => dish -- (a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner")

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

3 senses of stew

Sense 1
grizzle, brood, stew -- (be in a huff; be silent or sullen)
       => sulk, pout, brood -- (be in a huff and display one's displeasure; "She is pouting because she didn't get what she wanted")

Sense 2
stew, grudge -- (bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings)
       => resent -- (feel bitter or indignant about; "She resents being paid less than her co-workers")

Sense 3
stew -- (cook slowly and for a long time in liquid; "Stew the vegetables in wine")
       => cook -- (transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes")

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser