Thesaurus

seared

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of seared

(Entry 1 of 2)

seared

verb
past tense of sear

Synonyms & Antonyms of seared (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to burn on the surface
  • lightly sear the steaks, but don't cook them all the way through

Synonyms for seared

Words Related to seared

2 to make dry
  • the clear desert air is seared by the summer sun

Synonyms for seared

Words Related to seared

Near Antonyms for seared

Antonyms for seared

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about seared

Cite this Entry

“Seared.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/seared. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on seared

Nglish: Translation of seared for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of seared for Arabic Speakers

Comments on seared

What made you want to look up seared? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!