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English verb: liquefy

1. liquefy (weather) become liquid

SamplesThe garden air overnight liquefied into a morning dew.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change state, turn

2. liquefy (change) make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating

SamplesLiquefy the silver.

Synonymsliquidise, liquidize, liquify

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

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics

3. liquefy (change) become liquid or fluid when heated

SamplesThe frozen fat liquefied.

Synonymsflux, liquify

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change integrity

Narrower (hyponym)condense, dethaw, dissolve, distil, distill, fuse, melt, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw

Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics

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