The word “macerating” has 4 syllables: ma-cer-a-ting.

It's pronounced as /ˈmæsəˌreɪtɪŋ/.

What is synonym and antonym for macerating?

In the thesaurus, “macerating” has 5 synonyms and 5 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for macerating along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for macerating

  • drowning
  • impregnating
  • saturating
  • soaking
  • steeping

Antonyms for macerating

  • dehydrating
  • draining
  • drying
  • emptying
  • searing

Meanings of macerating

  • verb
    1. To soften (something) or separate it into pieces by soaking it in a heated or unheated liquid.
    2. To make lean; to cause to waste away.
    3. To subdue the appetite by poor or scanty diet; to mortify.
    4. To mortify the flesh in general.

Example Sentences

  • The chef left the fruit in a bowl, macerating in sugar and brandy for a decadent dessert topping.
  • In the laboratory, the scientist observed the cells macerating in a carefully controlled solution.
  • The winemaker emphasized the importance of patiently macerating the grape skins to extract the desired color and tannins.
  • As part of the skincare routine, the mask works by slowly macerating dead skin cells for a smoother complexion.
  • The herbalist recommended macerating the herbs in oil to create a potent infusion for therapeutic massage.

On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to macerating, such as: dehydrating, draining, drowning, drying, emptying, impregnating, saturating.

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