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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. ferment: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. ferment: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. ferment: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. ferment: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. ferment: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. ferment, ferment: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Ferment, ferment: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. ferment: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Ferment: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. ferment: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. ferment: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. ferment: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. ferment: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. ferment: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. ferment: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. ferment: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. ferment: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Ferment (album), Ferment (wine), Ferment: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Ferment: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. ferment: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. ferment: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. ferment: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. ferment: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. ferment: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. ferment: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  26. ferment: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. ferment: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. ferment: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. ferment: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. ferment-: A Cross Reference of Latin and Greek Elements [home, info]
  2. Ferment: Natural Magick [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ferment: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ferment: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. ferment: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. ferment: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ferment: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (ferment)

noun:  a substance capable of bringing about fermentation
noun:  a chemical phenomenon in which an organic molecule splits into simpler substances
noun:  a state of agitation or turbulent change or development ("The political ferment produced a new leadership")
noun:  a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
verb:  cause to undergo fermentation ("We ferment the grapes for a very long time to achieve high alcohol content")
verb:  work up into agitation or excitement ("Islam is fermenting Africa")
verb:  be in an agitated or excited state ("The Middle East is fermenting")
verb:  go sour or spoil

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Phrases that include ferment:   re ferment, urea ferment, butyric ferment, ferment oil, ferment cell, more...

Words similar to ferment:   agitation, fermentation, fermented, fermenting, sour, turn, unrest, zymolysis, zymosis, more...


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