American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To cool or chill (a substance).
- v. To preserve (food) by chilling.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To cool; make cold; allay the heat of.
- Cooled; made or kept cool; allayed.
- To grow cold; become cold; freeze.
- v. transitive To cool down, make cool.
- v. transitive Now specifically, to keep cool by containing within a refrigerator.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To cause to become cool; to make or keep cold or cool.
- v. preserve by chilling
- v. cool or chill in or as if in a refrigerator
- From participle stem of Latin refrigerare ("to make cold"), from re- + frigerare. (Wiktionary)
- Latin refrīgerāre, refrīgerāt- : re-, re- + frīgerāre, to make cool (from frīgus, frīgor-, coldness). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“(You cannot 'refrigerate' or store fish or insects in them, unlike Harvest Moon games, where a Refrigerator is for edible items and the Shelf is used for storage.)”
“If it says "refrigerate" on the drug your child is taking, be sure to keep it cool while you're on the road.”
“Loosely cover the tray with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1–2 hours.”
“Cover the cake, pan and all, and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to 4 days.”
“Cover with plastic wrap as well as refrigerate over night.”
“One of the most power-intensive components of the operation is the huge chillers that refrigerate water to keep the temperature in the building no higher than around 80 degrees F.”
“This most likely would not have been such a challenge had I worked a traditional job and could lock an office door somewhere, plug in a pump and refrigerate the milk.”
“Let cool briefly, serve warm, or transfer to a bowl, refrigerate until chilled and ready to serve.”
“Beat the egg yolks until stuff, fold into the custard, refrigerate until chilled.”
“Allow to cool then refrigerate at least two hours before serving.”
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1) to become; cause to become; form or produce; provide or treat with
2) characteristic of; filled with
3) office; function; agent; person or thing that is the object of an action
Verbs meaning to Cool or Make Cold
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