Definitions For Boil

noun

  • The temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
  • A painful sore with a hard core filled with pus

verb

  • Immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes
  • Bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point
  • Come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor
  • Be in an agitated emotional state
  • Be agitated
  • To become so hot that bubbles are formed in a liquid and rise to the top
  • To heat (a liquid or a container with liquid in it) so that bubbles are formed and rise to the top
  • To cook (something) in water that is boiling

Is Boil a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
6
Words with Friends
8

The word Boil is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Boil in a Sentence

  • Keep the temperature low enough so the mixture will not boil.
  • A pot of boiling water
  • French fries cooked in boiling oil

Synonyms for Boil

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