IPA: mˈeɪsɝeɪt


  • A macerated substance.


  • To soften (something) or separate it into pieces by soaking it in a heated or unheated liquid.
  • (archaic) To make lean; to cause to waste away.
  • (obsolete) To subdue the appetite by poor or scanty diet; to mortify.
  • (obsolete) To mortify the flesh in general.

Examples of "macerate" in Sentences

  • Macerate the raspberries in lime juice.
  • Absinthine is left behind in a macerate.
  • You need to macerate the fruits into water.
  • This is required to be macerated before it gets cook.
  • This medicine macerates into water, making it more edible.
  • If it is sour fruit, you might want to add sugar to macerate a bit first.
  • Combine shallots and vinegar in a small bowl and let macerate while pork rests.
  • He didn't over-macerate for deep color extraction or bludgeon this wine with oak.
  • Add a big pinch of salt and some freshly ground pepper and leave to macerate while preparing the salad.
  • Stir the brown sugar into the sliced strawberries and let macerate at room temperature for half an hour or until juicy.
  • Squeeze the lemon juice over the garlic, stir in the pomegranate molasses, and let it macerate while you assemble the salad.
  • She dressed it by mashing lemon juice, salt, and garlic together in the same worn wooden mortar, then letting them sit so the garlic could macerate into the lemon juice.
  • Stir to combine and leave to macerate for 24 hours or longer, if your schedule dictates, stirring occasionally with a rubber spatula to mix in any sugar that has settled to the bottom of the bowl.
  • The recipe in her book Jams and Chutneys is credited to her friend Sue, and requires the cook to macerate the fruit, sugar and lemon juice for 24 hours, before bringing the mixture to the boil and simmering it gently for 5 minutes.
  • For another take on maceration, Jeff Vandermeer, who is clearly some sort of over-achiever he probably was the kid with his hand up in class all the time has done his own bizarre take on the word macerate, along with every other word that was used by the anthology’s contributors.

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