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brew

 (bro͞o)
v. brewed, brew·ing, brews
v.tr.
1. To make (ale or beer) from malt and hops by infusion, boiling, and fermentation.
2. To make (a beverage) by boiling, steeping, or mixing various ingredients: brew tea.
3. To concoct; devise: brew a plot to overthrow the government.
v.intr.
1. To make ale or beer as an occupation.
2. To be made by boiling or steeping: As the coffee brewed, I paced in the kitchen.
3. To be imminent; impend: "storms brewing on every frontier" (John Dos Passos).
n.
1.
a. A beverage made by brewing.
b. A serving of such a beverage.
2. Something produced as if by brewing; a mix: Their politics were a strange brew of idealism and self-interest.

[Middle English brewen, from Old English brēowan; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]

brew′age n.
brew′er n.

brew

(bruː)
vb
1. (Brewing) to make (beer, ale, etc) from malt and other ingredients by steeping, boiling, and fermentation
2. (Cookery) to prepare (a drink, such as tea) by boiling or infusing
3. (tr) to devise or plan: to brew a plot.
4. (Cookery) (intr) to be in the process of being brewed: the tea was brewing in the pot.
5. (intr) to be impending or forming: there's a storm brewing.
n
6. (Brewing) a beverage produced by brewing, esp tea or beer: a strong brew.
7. (Brewing) an instance or time of brewing: last year's brew.
8. a mixture: an eclectic brew of mysticism and political discontent.
[Old English brēowan; related to Old Norse brugga, Old Saxon breuwan, Old High German briuwan]
ˈbrewer n

brew

(bruː)
n
(Physical Geography) dialect Northern English a hill

brew

(bru)
v.t.
1. to make (beer, ale, etc.) by steeping, boiling, and fermenting malt and hops.
2. to prepare (tea, coffee, etc.) by boiling, steeping, or the like.
3. to contrive, plan, or bring about: to brew mischief.
v.i.
4. to make beer or ale.
5. to boil, steep, soak, or cook.
n.
6. a quantity brewed in a single process.
7. a brewed beverage.
8. any concoction, esp. a liquid produced by a mixture of unusual ingredients: a witches' brew.
9. Informal. beer or ale.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English brēowan]
brew′er, n.

brew


Past participle: brewed
Gerund: brewing

Imperative
brew
brew
Present
I brew
you brew
he/she/it brews
we brew
you brew
they brew
Preterite
I brewed
you brewed
he/she/it brewed
we brewed
you brewed
they brewed
Present Continuous
I am brewing
you are brewing
he/she/it is brewing
we are brewing
you are brewing
they are brewing
Present Perfect
I have brewed
you have brewed
he/she/it has brewed
we have brewed
you have brewed
they have brewed
Past Continuous
I was brewing
you were brewing
he/she/it was brewing
we were brewing
you were brewing
they were brewing
Past Perfect
I had brewed
you had brewed
he/she/it had brewed
we had brewed
you had brewed
they had brewed
Future
I will brew
you will brew
he/she/it will brew
we will brew
you will brew
they will brew
Future Perfect
I will have brewed
you will have brewed
he/she/it will have brewed
we will have brewed
you will have brewed
they will have brewed
Future Continuous
I will be brewing
you will be brewing
he/she/it will be brewing
we will be brewing
you will be brewing
they will be brewing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been brewing
you have been brewing
he/she/it has been brewing
we have been brewing
you have been brewing
they have been brewing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been brewing
you will have been brewing
he/she/it will have been brewing
we will have been brewing
you will have been brewing
they will have been brewing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been brewing
you had been brewing
he/she/it had been brewing
we had been brewing
you had been brewing
they had been brewing
Conditional
I would brew
you would brew
he/she/it would brew
we would brew
you would brew
they would brew
Past Conditional
I would have brewed
you would have brewed
he/she/it would have brewed
we would have brewed
you would have brewed
they would have brewed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brew - drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distillingbrew - drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
beer - a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops
kvass - fermented beverage resembling beer but made from rye or barley
mead - made of fermented honey and water
cassiri - a drink resembling beer; made from fermented cassava juice
spruce beer - a brew made by fermenting molasses and other sugars with the sap of spruce trees (sometimes with malt)
Verb1.brew - prepare by brewing; "people have been brewing beer for thousands of years"
2.brew - sit or let sit in boiling water so as to extract the flavor; "the tea is brewing"
imbue, soak - fill, soak, or imbue totally; "soak the bandage with disinfectant"

brew

verb
1. boil, make, soak, steep, stew, infuse (tea) He brewed a pot of coffee.
2. make, ferment, prepare by fermentation I brew my own beer.
3. start, develop, gather, loom, be on the way, be imminent, foment, be just around the corner, gather force, be impending At home a crisis was brewing.
4. develop, form, gather, loom, be imminent, foment, be impending We'd seen the storm brewing when we were out on the boat.
noun
2. blend, compound, fusion, concoction, potpourri, admixture Most cities generate a potent brew of pollutants.

brew

verb
Translations
تَهَبُّيخمّـر البيره، يَنْقَعيَنْقَعُ الشّاي
chystat sevařit
bryggefremstillelave
fõzkészítkészülkészülõdik
bruggagera te, hella upp ávera í aîsigi
alaus daryklaaludarisdarytitelktisužplikyti
brūvēttuvotiesuzliet
bira yapmakdemlemekhazırlanmak

brew

[bruː]
A. N [of beer] → variedad f (de cerveza); [of tea, herbs] → infusión f
B. VT
1. [+ beer] → elaborar; [+ tea] → hacer, preparar
2. (fig) [+ scheme, mischief] → tramar
C. VI
1. [beer] → elaborarse; [tea] → hacerse
2. (fig) [storm] → avecinarse; [plot] → tramarse
there's trouble brewingalgo se está tramando
brew up VI + ADV (Brit) → preparar el té

brew

[ˈbruː]
vt
[+ tea] → faire infuser
[+ coffee] → préparer
[+ beer] → brasser
vi
[tea] → infuser
[coffee] → passer
[beer] → fermenter
[crisis, storm] → se préparer, couver
ninfusion f

brew

n
(= beer)Bräu nt, → Bier nt
(of tea)Tee m, → Gebräu nt (iro); (of herbs)Kräutermischung f ? witchesbrew
vt
beer, alebrauen; teaaufbrühen, aufgießen, kochen
(fig) scheme, mischief, plotausbrüten, aushecken; to brew a plotein Komplott schmieden
vi
(beer)gären; (tea)ziehen
(= make beer)brauen
(fig) there’s trouble/a storm brewing (up)da braut sich ein Konflikt/ein Sturm zusammen; there’s something brewingda braut sich etwas zusammen

brew

[bruː]
1. n (of beer) → fermentazione f; (of tea, herbs) → infuso
a strong brew (of beer) → una qualità forte (of tea) → un tè forte
2. vt (beer) → produrre; (tea, coffee) → fare; (herbs) → fare un infuso di (fig) (scheme, mischief) → macchinare, tramare
3. vi (beer) → fermentare; (tea) → farsi (fig) (storm, crisis) → prepararsi; (plot) → ordirsi
there's trouble brewing → c'è aria di burrasca
something's brewing → qualcosa bolle in pentola
brew up vi + adv (Brit)
a. (make tea) → preparare il tè
I'll be brewing up about ten → preparerò il tè verso le dieci
b. (storm, dispute) → prepararsi
a big storm was brewing up → si preparava un grosso temporale

brew

(bruː) verb
1. to make (beer, ale etc). He brews beer at home.
2. to make (tea etc). She brewed another pot of tea.
3. to prepare. There's a storm brewing.
ˈbrewer noun
ˈbreweryplural ˈbreweries noun
a place for brewing beer etc.
References in classic literature ?
The one will, at least, remove foul sights from before the face of man, while the other is only good to brew disturbances in the woods, by cheating the ears of all that hear them.
Yea, verily, hearts alive, we'd brew choice punch in the spread of his spout-hole there, and from that live punch-bowl quaff the living stuff
In the dust and the steam the electric lights would shine like far-off twinkling stars--red and blue-green and purple stars, according to the color of the mist and the brew from which it came.
Better not try to brew beer there now, or it would turn out sour, boy; don't you think so?
Give me a good meal and a cup of right brew, health, and enough for the day, and I ask no more.
She had of course promised the poor seduced girl the support of all charitable ladies and that of the members of the Maternity Society in particular; she foresaw a dozen visits which would occupy her whole day, and brew up a frightful storm on the head of the guilty du Bousquier.
Apart from the one fundamental nastiness the luckless mouse succeeds in creating around it so many other nastinesses in the form of doubts and questions, adds to the one question so many unsettled questions that there inevitably works up around it a sort of fatal brew, a stinking mess, made up of its doubts, emotions, and of the contempt spat upon it by the direct men of action who stand solemnly about it as judges and arbitrators, laughing at it till their healthy sides ache.
A man's wit, however, is quick and inventive in the wilderness; a thought suggested itself to the captain, how he might brew a delectable beverage.
I mought, Judge,” said the old tar, with a broad grin; “but there was no need of the medicine chest for a cure; for, as I thought the brew was spoilt for the marine’s taste, and there was no telling when another sea might come and spoil it for mine.
There's a very pretty brew in tap at The Pure Drop--though, to be sure, not so good as at Rolliver's.
A famous abbey stood here once, and within what is left of its sanctified walls they brew bitter ale nowadays.
To add further to the embarrassment of the situation, soon after the supper was placed on the table one of the ladies remembered that she had in her satchel a special kind of tea which she wished served, and as she said she felt quite sure the porter did not know how to brew it properly, she insisted upon getting up and preparing and serving it herself.