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SEETHE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does seethe mean? 

SEETHE (verb)
  The verb SEETHE has 4 senses:

1. be noisy with activity
2. be in an agitated emotional state
3. foam as if boiling
4. boil vigorously

  Familiarity information: SEETHE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SEETHE (verb)


Sense 1seethe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be noisy with activity

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

seethe; hum; buzz

Context example:

This office is buzzing with activity

Hypernyms (to "seethe" is one way to...):

be (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun))

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "seethe"):

pullulate; swarm; teem (be teeming, be abuzz)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s

Sentence example:

The streets seethe with crowds


Sense 2seethe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be in an agitated emotional state

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

seethe; boil

Context example:

The customer was seething with anger

Hypernyms (to "seethe" is one way to...):

be (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun))

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "seethe"):

bubble over; overflow; spill over (overflow with a certain feeling)

ferment (be in an agitated or excited state)

sizzle (seethe with deep anger or resentment)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue seethe


Sense 3seethe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Foam as if boiling

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

a seething liquid

Hypernyms (to "seethe" is one way to...):

effervesce; fizz; foam; froth; sparkle (form bubbles)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s

Sentence example:

The water seethes


Sense 4seethe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Boil vigorously

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

seethe; roll

Context examples:

The liquid was seething / The water rolled

Hypernyms (to "seethe" is one way to...):

boil; churn; moil; roil (be agitated)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s

Sentence example:

The water seethes


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