decoct definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To extract the taste of by boiling.
    • to create concentrated; boil down.
    • to get ready by boiling; to digest in hot or boiling water; to draw out the strength or flavor of by boiling; which will make an infusion of.
    • To prepare by the heat of the stomach for assimilation; to absorb; to concoct.
    • To warm, improve, or invigorate, like by boiling.
  • verb:
    • to produce an infusion
    • to lessen, or concentrate by boiling down
    • steep in warm water
    • be cooked until hardly any liquid is left
    • extract the essence of anything by boiling it
  • others:
    • To prepare by boiling; consume in hot or boiling water; draw out the power or flavor of by boiling.
    • To consume inside stomach.
    • To warm just as if by boiling; heat up; excite.
    • To concoct; develop.
    • prepared; absorbed.

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