Associations to the word «Brew»


BREW, verb. (transitive) To prepare (usually a beverage) by steeping and mingling; to concoct.
BREW, verb. (transitive) To foment or prepare, as by brewing; to contrive; to plot; to hatch.
BREW, verb. (intransitive) To attend to the business, or go through the processes, of brewing or making beer.
BREW, verb. (intransitive) To be in a state of preparation; to be mixing, forming, or gathering.
BREW, verb. (transitive) (British) (NZ) To make a cup of tea.
BREW, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To boil or seethe; to cook.
BREW, noun. The mixture formed by brewing; that which is brewed; a brewage.
BREW, noun. (slang) A beer.
BREW, noun. (British) (NZ) A cup of tea.
BREW, noun. (British) (informal) A hill.
BREW UP, verb. (British) Make a fire in order to make tea
BREW UP, verb. (military) (intransitive) To go up in flames.
BREW UP, verb. (military) (transitive) To cause to go up in flames.

Dictionary definition

BREW, noun. Drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling.
BREW, verb. Prepare by brewing; "people have been brewing beer for thousands of years".
BREW, verb. Sit or let sit in boiling water so as to extract the flavor; "the tea is brewing".

Wise words

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Ernest Hemingway