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de·coct

 (dĭ-kŏkt′)
tr.v. de·coct·ed, de·coct·ing, de·cocts
1. To extract the flavor of by boiling.
2. To make concentrated; boil down.

[Middle English decocten, to boil, from Latin dēcoquere, dēcoct-, to boil down or away : dē-, de- + coquere, to boil, to cook; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.]

de·coc′tion n.

decoct

(dɪˈkɒkt)
vb
(Pharmacology) to extract (the essence or active principle) from (a medicinal or similar substance) by boiling
[C15: see decoction]

de•coct

(dɪˈkɒkt)

v.t.
to extract the flavor or essence of by boiling.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin dēcoctus, past participle of dēcoquere to boil down]

decoct


Past participle: decocted
Gerund: decocting

Imperative
decoct
decoct
Present
I decoct
you decoct
he/she/it decocts
we decoct
you decoct
they decoct
Preterite
I decocted
you decocted
he/she/it decocted
we decocted
you decocted
they decocted
Present Continuous
I am decocting
you are decocting
he/she/it is decocting
we are decocting
you are decocting
they are decocting
Present Perfect
I have decocted
you have decocted
he/she/it has decocted
we have decocted
you have decocted
they have decocted
Past Continuous
I was decocting
you were decocting
he/she/it was decocting
we were decocting
you were decocting
they were decocting
Past Perfect
I had decocted
you had decocted
he/she/it had decocted
we had decocted
you had decocted
they had decocted
Future
I will decoct
you will decoct
he/she/it will decoct
we will decoct
you will decoct
they will decoct
Future Perfect
I will have decocted
you will have decocted
he/she/it will have decocted
we will have decocted
you will have decocted
they will have decocted
Future Continuous
I will be decocting
you will be decocting
he/she/it will be decocting
we will be decocting
you will be decocting
they will be decocting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been decocting
you have been decocting
he/she/it has been decocting
we have been decocting
you have been decocting
they have been decocting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been decocting
you will have been decocting
he/she/it will have been decocting
we will have been decocting
you will have been decocting
they will have been decocting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been decocting
you had been decocting
he/she/it had been decocting
we had been decocting
you had been decocting
they had been decocting
Conditional
I would decoct
you would decoct
he/she/it would decoct
we would decoct
you would decoct
they would decoct
Past Conditional
I would have decocted
you would have decocted
he/she/it would have decocted
we would have decocted
you would have decocted
they would have decocted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.decoct - extract the essence of something by boiling it
boil - bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point; "boil this liquid until it evaporates"
2.decoct - be cooked until very little liquid is left; "The sauce should reduce to one cup"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
decrease, diminish, lessen, fall - decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
3.decoct - steep in hot water
steep, infuse - let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse; "steep the blossoms in oil"; "steep the fruit in alcohol"
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