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Brew - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Brew' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Brew [ n.]
- The mixture formed by brewing; that which is brewed.
2 . Brew [ v. i.]
- To attend to the business, or go through the processes, of brewing or making beer.
- To be in a state of preparation; to be mixing, forming, or gathering; as, a storm brews in the west.
3 . Brew [ v. t.]
- To boil or seethe; to cook.
- To prepare, as beer or other liquor, from malt and hops, or from other materials, by steeping, boiling, and fermentation.
- To prepare by steeping and mingling; to concoct.
- To foment or prepare, as by brewing; to contrive; to plot; to concoct; to hatch; as, to brew mischief.

Meaning of 'Brew' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . brew [ v]
Meaning (1):
- prepare by brewing
Example in sentence:
  • people have been brewing beer for thousands of years
Meaning (2):
- sit or let sit in boiling water so as to extract the flavor
Example in sentence:
  • the tea is brewing