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  • v. To convert into alcohol by fermentation, or to increase the concentration of alcohol by rectification
  • v. To infuse or saturate with an alcoholic spirit
  • v. To subject to the influence of alcohol
  • v. To reduce to a fine powder

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To reduce to a fine powder.
  • transitive v. To convert into alcohol; to rectify; also, to saturate with alcohol.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To convert into alcohol; rectify (spirit) till it is wholly purified.
  • To saturate with alcohol; expose to the influence or subject to the effects of alcohol.
  • To reduce to an impalpable powder.
  • Also spelled alcoholise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make alcoholic, as by fermenting
  • v. treat or infuse with alcohol
  • v. subject to the influence of alcohol

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