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refrigerate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of refrigerate

  1. to cause to lose heat <refrigerate the cake after you frost it so that the frosting doesn't melt> Synonyms chill, coolRelated Words air-condition; freeze, frost, ice, quick-freeze, supercool; ventilateNear Antonyms bake, boil, broil, steam; heat-treat, temper; microwaveAntonyms heat, toast, warm





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