What does seethe mean?

Definitions for seethesið

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word seethe.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hum, buzz, seethe(verb)

    be noisy with activity

    "This office is buzzing with activity"

  2. seethe, boil(verb)

    be in an agitated emotional state

    "The customer was seething with anger"

  3. seethe(verb)

    foam as if boiling

    "a seething liquid"

  4. seethe, roll(verb)

    boil vigorously

    "The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled"


  1. seethe(Verb)

    To boil.

  2. seethe(Verb)

    To boil vigorously.

  3. seethe(Verb)

    To foam in an agitated manner, as if boiling.

  4. seethe(Verb)

    To be in an agitated or angry mental state, as if boiling.

  5. seethe(Verb)

    To buzz with activity.

  6. Origin: sethen, from seoþan. Akin to German sieden, Danish syde, Icelandic sjóða. Gothic * is unattested, but instead 03430330033F03380343. Other cognates include Albanian zjej.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seethe(noun)

    to decoct or prepare for food in hot liquid; to boil; as, to seethe flesh

  2. Seethe(verb)

    to be a state of ebullition or violent commotion; to be hot; to boil

  3. Origin: [OE. sethen, AS. sean; akin to D. sieden, OHG. siodan, G. sieden, Icel. sja, Sw. sjuda, Dan. syde, Goth. saubs a burnt offering. Cf. Sod, n., Sodden, Suds.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Seethe

    sēth, v.t. to boil: to cook in hot liquid: to soak.—v.i. to be boiling: to be hot:—pa.t. seethed or sod; pa.p. seethed or sodd′en.n. Seeth′er. [A.S. seóthan; Ice. sjótha, Ger. sieden.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seethe in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seethe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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