Seethe

  • 1 Seethe — Seethe, v. t. [imp. {Seethed}({Sod}, obs.); p. p. {Seethed}, {Sodden}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seething}.] [OE. sethen, AS. se[ o]?an; akin to D. sieden, OHG. siodan, G. sieden, Icel. sj??a, Sw. sjuda, Dan. syde, Goth. saubs a burnt offering. Cf. {Sod} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Seethe — Seethe, v. i. To be a state of ebullition or violent commotion; to be hot; to boil. 1 Sam. ii. 13. [1913 Webster] A long Pointe, round which the Mississippi used to whirl, and seethe, and foam. G. W. Cable. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 seethe — [ sið ] verb intransitive 1. ) to be extremely angry: Don t threaten me, Ronnie seethed. seethe with: He still seethed with anger over Maude s comments. 2. ) to be full of a lot of people or animals that are moving around quickly: seethe with:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 seethe — (v.) O.E. seoþan to boil (class II strong verb; past tense seaþ, pp. soden), from P.Gmc. *seuthanan (Cf. O.N. sjoða, O.Fris. siatha, Du. zieden, O.H.G. siodan, Ger. sieden to seethe ), from PIE root *seut to seethe, boil. Driven ou …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 seethe — [si:ð] v [: Old English; Origin: seothan [i] to boil ] 1.) to feel an emotion, especially anger, so strongly that you are almost shaking = ↑fume seethe with ▪ He was seething with anger. ▪ I was absolutely seething. 2.) be seething (with sth) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 seethe — index burn Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 seethe — *boil, simmer, parboil, stew …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 seethe — [v] be very angry be furious, be incensed, be livid, be mad, be on the warpath*, blow one’s stack*, blow up*, boil, breathe fire*, bristle, burn, ferment, flare, flip, foam, foam at mouth*, froth, fume, hit the ceiling*, rage, see red*, simmer,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 seethe — ► VERB 1) (of a liquid) boil or be turbulent as if boiling. 2) be filled with intense but unexpressed anger. 3) be crowded with people or things. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 seethe — [sēth] vt. seethed, seething [ME sethen < OE sēothan, akin to Ger sieden < IE base * sew , to cook, boil > Sans hāvayan, (they) stew] 1. to cook by boiling 2. to soak, steep, or saturate in liquid vi. 1. to boil or to surge, bubble, or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 seethe — v. (D; intr.) to seethe with (to seethe with rage) * * * [siːð] (D; intr.) to seethe with (to seethe with rage) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 seethe — UK [siːð] / US [sɪð] verb [intransitive] Word forms seethe : present tense I/you/we/they seethe he/she/it seethes present participle seething past tense seethed past participle seethed 1) to be extremely angry seethe with: He still seethed with… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 seethe — I. verb (seethed; seething) Etymology: Middle English sethen, from Old English sēothan; akin to Old High German siodan to seethe and probably to Old Lithuanian siausti (it) storms, rages Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. archaic boil,… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 seethe — [OE] Seethe was once the standard word for ‘boil’, until it began to be overtaken by the French import boil in the Middle English period. In the 16th century a new meaning, ‘soak’, emerged, now preserved only in the past participle sodden. And… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 15 seethe — [OE] Seethe was once the standard word for ‘boil’, until it began to be overtaken by the French import boil in the Middle English period. In the 16th century a new meaning, ‘soak’, emerged, now preserved only in the past participle sodden. And… …

    Word origins

  • 16 seethe — seethingly, adv. /seedh/, v., seethed or (Obs.) sod; seethed or (Obs.) sodden or sod; seething; n. v.i. 1. to surge or foam as if boiling. 2. to be in a state of agitation or excitement. 3. Archaic to boil. v.t …

    Universalium

  • 17 seethe — verb /siːð/ a) To boil vigorously. And so that venyson was rosted, sodde, and bakyn. b) To foam in an agitated manner, as if boiling …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 Seethe —    To boil (Ex. 16:23) …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 19 seethe — verb ADVERB ▪ inwardly, privately ▪ Inwardly she was seething, and vowed to get back at him. ▪ quietly, silently ▪ absolutely PREPOSI …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 seethe — Synonyms and related words: abound, assemble, bake, bathe, be angry, be excitable, be in heat, be livid, be pissed, be turbulent, bellow, blaze, bloom, blow a gasket, blow up, blubber, blunder, bluster, boil, boil over, brew, bristle, broil,… …

    Moby Thesaurus