Definition of Stew

1. Noun. Agitation resulting from active worry. "He's in a sweat about exams"

Exact synonyms: Fret, Lather, Sweat, Swither
Generic synonyms: Agitation
Derivative terms: Fret

2. Verb. Be in a huff; be silent or sullen.
Exact synonyms: Brood, Grizzle
Generic synonyms: Brood, Pout, Sulk

3. Noun. Food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables.

4. Verb. Bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings.
Exact synonyms: Grudge
Generic synonyms: Resent
Derivative terms: Grudge

5. Verb. Cook slowly and for a long time in liquid. "The chefs stew the vegetables"; "Stew the vegetables in wine"
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Cook
Specialized synonyms: Jug
Derivative terms: Stewing

Definition of Stew

1. n. A small pond or pool where fish are kept for the table; a vivarium.

2. v. t. To boil slowly, or with the simmering or moderate heat; to seethe; to cook in a little liquid, over a gentle fire, without boiling; as, to stew meat; to stew oysters; to stew apples.

3. v. i. To be seethed or cooked in a slow, gentle manner, or in heat and moisture.

4. n. A place of stewing or seething; a place where hot bathes are furnished; a hothouse.

Definition of Stew

1. Proper noun. A diminutive of the male given name '''Stewart'''. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A cooking-dish used for boiling; a cauldron. (defdate 14th-17th c.) ¹

3. Noun. (context: now historical) A heated bath-room or steam-room; also, a hot bath. (defdate from 14th c.) ¹

4. Noun. (archaic) A brothel. (defdate from 14th c.) ¹

5. Noun. (uncountable countable) A dish cooked by stewing. (defdate from 18th c.) ¹

6. Noun. (Sussex) A pool in which fish are kept in preparation for eating. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To cook (food) by slowly boiling or simmering. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To brew (tea) for too long, so that the flavour becomes too strong. ¹

9. Verb. (intransitive informal) To suffer under uncomfortably hot conditions. ¹

10. Verb. (intransitive informal) To be in a state of elevated anxiety or consideration. ¹

11. Noun. A steward or stewardess on an airplane. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stew

1. to cook by boiling slowly [v -ED, -ING, -S] : STEWABLE [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stew

steups
stevastelin
steved
stevedore
stevedored
stevedores
stevedoring
steven
stevened
stevensite
stevia
stevias
steving
steviol
stevvon
stew in one's juices
stew in one's own broth
stew in one's own grease
stew in one's own juices
stew meat
stewable
steward
stewarded
stewardess
stewardesses
stewardii
stewarding
stewardless
stewardlike

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