Synonyms of distill


1. purify, sublimate, make pure, distill, better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate

usage: remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation; "purify the water"

2. distill, distil, change

usage: undergo the process of distillation

3. distill, extract, distil, make, create

usage: extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence of this compound"

4. condense, distill, distil, liquefy, flux, liquify

usage: undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; "water condenses"; "The acid distills at a specific temperature"

5. distill, distil, exude, exudate, transude, ooze out, ooze

usage: give off (a liquid); "The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound"

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Definition and meaning of distill (Dictionary)