Words Like LEAVEN

We have put together a list of words that are similar to LEAVEN.

9 Alternative Words Similar to leaven

1 Matter Noun      Synonym Words Like Matter
2 Substance Noun      Synonym Words Like Substance
3 Raise Verb      Synonym Words Like Raise
4 Prove Verb      Synonym Words Like Prove
5 Elevate Verb      Synonym Words Like Elevate
6 Lift Verb      Synonym Words Like Lift
7 Leavened Verb-transitive      Form Words Like Leavened
8 Imbue Verb-transitive      Synonym Words Like Imbue
9 Sourdough Noun      Hyponym

10 definitions of leaven

1 Any substance that produces, or is designed to produce, fermentation, as in dough or liquids; esp., a portion of fermenting dough, which, mixed with a larger quantity of dough, produces a general change in the mass, and renders it light; yeast; barm.
2 Anything which makes a general assimilating (especially a corrupting) change in the mass.
3 To make light by the action of leaven; to cause to ferment.
4 To imbue; to infect; to vitiate.
5 an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something
6 cause to puff up with a leaven
7 a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
8 An agent, such as yeast, that causes batter or dough to rise, especially by fermentation.
9 An element, influence, or agent that works subtly to lighten, enliven, or modify a whole.
10 To add a rising agent to.
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