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English verb: vaporise

1. vaporise (change) cause to change into a vapor


SamplesThe chemist evaporated the water.


Synonymsevaporate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)pervaporate


Verb groupevaporate, vaporise

2. vaporise (change) change into a vapor


SamplesThe water evaporated in front of our eyes.


Synonymsevaporate


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)pervaporate


Verb groupevaporate, vaporise

3. vaporise (change) turn into gas


SamplesThe substance gasified.


Synonymsaerify, gasify, vaporize


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change integrity


Narrower (hyponym)sublimate, sublime

4. vaporise (change) lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue


SamplesEvaporate milk.


Synonymsevaporate, vaporize


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change integrity


Narrower (hyponym)transpire









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