OOZE: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for OOZE?

Need another word that means the same as “ooze”? Find 70 synonyms and 30 related words for “ooze” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Ooze” are: exudate, exude, ooze out, transude, seep, discharge, flow, trickle, drip, dribble, issue, filter, percolate, escape, leak, drain, empty, bleed, sweat, well, leach, gush, pour forth, give out, send out, emit, breathe, let loose, display, exhibit, demonstrate, manifest, oozing, seepage, goo, gook, goop, guck, gunk, muck, slime, sludge, exudation, trickling, filtration, percolation, excretion, leakage, drainage, emptying, bleeding, sweating, welling, leaching, secretion, mud, alluvium, silt, mire, bog, slush, dirt, deposit

Ooze as a Noun

Definitions of "Ooze" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “ooze” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • Any thick, viscous matter.
  • An infusion of oak bark or other vegetable matter, used in tanning.
  • The process of seeping.
  • The sluggish flow of a fluid.

Synonyms of "Ooze" as a noun (38 Words)

alluviumClay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down.
bleedingThe flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel.
bogWetland with acid peaty soil, typically dominated by peat moss.
A peat bog.
depositA facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping.
The deposits of salt on the paintwork.
dirtThe part of the earth’s surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock.
A lawn covered in dog dirt.
dischargeA substance that has been discharged.
A police permit for discharge of an air gun.
drainageA system of drains.
They set about renewing and repairing drainage and water supplies.
dribbleSaliva running from the mouth.
A mesmerizing dribble by Daley took him through to confirm Villa s victory.
dripA method of brewing coffee by dripping boiling water through a filter filled with ground coffee beans.
The drip drip drip of the leak in the roof.
emptyingThe act of removing the contents of something.
escapeThe act of escaping physically.
Hard work was his escape from worry.
excretion(in living organisms and cells) the process of eliminating or expelling waste matter.
Bodily excretions.
exudationThe process of exuding; the slow escape of liquids from blood vessels through pores or breaks in the cell membranes.
filtrationThe act of changing a fluid by passing it through a filter.
Small particles are difficult to remove without filtration.
flowThe rate or speed at which something flows.
The museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors.
gooExcessive sentimentality.
He tipped the grayish goo from the test tube.
goopMawkish sentiment.
guckAny thick, viscous matter.
He got mud and cow guck all over his white jersey.
gunkAny thick, viscous matter.
Factories spewing out unspeakable gunk.
leachingThe process of leaching.
leakAn instance of leaking.
A gas leak.
leakageDeliberate disclosure of confidential information.
We re saving water by reducing leakage.
mireSoft mud or dirt.
The roads retained their winter mire.
muckDirt, rubbish, or waste matter.
I ll just clean the muck off the windscreen.
mudWater soaked soil; soft wet earth.
Ankle deep in mud we squelched across a meadow.
oozingThe process of seeping.
percolationThe act of making coffee in a percolator.
The percolation of rainwater through the soil.
secretionA substance discharged by secretion.
Alcohol had a stimulatory effect on gastric acid secretion.
seepageThe quantity of liquid or gas that seeps out.
The National Rivers Authority was called on to prevent further seepage.
siltA bed or layer of silt.
slimeAn unpleasantly thick and slippery liquid substance.
The cold stone was wet with slime.
sludgeDirty oil, especially in the sump of an internal combustion engine.
A sludge green.
slushPartially melted snow.
The snow was turning into brown slush in the gutters.
sweatingUse of physical or mental energy; hard work.
trickleA small flow of liquid.
The traffic had dwindled to a trickle.
tricklingFlowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid.
wellingAn abundant source.

Usage Examples of "Ooze" as a noun

  • I picked a fruit and watched the ooze of fig milk from the stem.

Ooze as a Verb

Definitions of "Ooze" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “ooze” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • (of a fluid) slowly trickle or seep out of something.
  • Release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities.
  • Give a powerful impression of (a quality.
  • Slowly exude or discharge a viscous fluid.
  • Pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings.

Synonyms of "Ooze" as a verb (32 Words)

bleedBe diffused.
I worked loosely with the oils allowing colours to bleed into one another.
breatheExpel (gases or odors.
This rare Bordeaux must be allowed to breathe for at least 2 hours.
demonstrateMarch in protest; take part in a demonstration.
She demonstrated how to cook chops.
dischargeGo off or discharge.
Discharge one s duties.
displayAttract attention by displaying some body part or posing of animals.
National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship.
drainEmpty of liquid drain the liquid from.
The exercise class drains me of energy.
dribbleLet or cause to fall in drops.
He attempted to dribble the ball from the goal area.
dripFall in drops.
His voice dripped sarcasm.
emitExpel (gases or odors.
The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits.
emptyMake void or empty of contents.
We empty the till at closing time.
escapeBe incomprehensible to escape understanding by.
The name escaped him.
exhibitGive an exhibition of to an interested audience.
He exhibits a great talent.
exudateRelease (a liquid) in drops or small quantities.
exude(with reference to moisture or a smell) discharge or be discharged slowly and steadily.
Sir Thomas exuded goodwill.
filterProcess or treat with a filter.
Filter out the impurities.
flowFall or flow in a certain way.
The champagne flowed at the wedding.
give outOccur.
gushGush forth in a sudden stream or jet.
Water gushed out of the washing machine.
issuePrepare and issue for public distribution or sale.
Licences were issued indiscriminately to any company.
leachCause a liquid to leach or percolate.
The nutrient is quickly leached away.
leakBe leaked.
Water leaked out of the can into the backpack.
let looseCause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition.
manifestRecord in a ship s manifest.
The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication.
ooze outPass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings.
percolateGain or regain energy.
Light percolated into our house in the morning.
pour forthFlow in a spurt.
seepPass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings.
Water began to seep through the soles of his boots.
send outTransfer.
sweatCause a person or animal to exude sweat by exercise or exertion.
The tyre is sweated on to the wooden parts.
transude(with reference to a fluid) discharge or be discharged gradually through pores in a membrane, especially within the body.
The solution transuded through the walls.
trickleCome, go, or appear slowly or gradually.
The details began to trickle out.
wellCome up, as of a liquid.
The currents well up.

Usage Examples of "Ooze" as a verb

  • Honey oozed out of the comb.
  • Her mosquito bites were oozing and itching like mad.
  • She oozes a raunchy sex appeal.
  • Blood was oozing from a wound in his scalp.

Associations of "Ooze" (30 Words)

bileAnger, bitterness, or irritability.
His response was full of bile and hatred.
bleedAn instance of bleeding.
Air can be got rid of by bleeding the radiator at the vent.
bruitA report or rumour.
Is virtue to be established by common bruit only.
burstThe act of exploding or bursting.
The dam burst.
disgorgeYield or give up (funds, especially when dishonestly acquired.
They were made to disgorge all the profits made from the record.
dismissalThe act of ordering or allowing someone to leave.
The dismissal of a batsman.
emanate(of a feeling, quality, or sensation) issue or spread out from (a source.
He emanated a powerful brooding air.
emitMake (a sound.
Even the best cars emit carbon dioxide.
exhaleExpel air.
The chimney exhales a thick smoke.
exitMove out of or depart from.
She slipped out by the rear exit.
expirationThe exhalation of breath from the lungs.
The expiration of three years.
exude(with reference to moisture or a smell) discharge or be discharged slowly and steadily.
She exudes great confidence.
flowThe act of flowing or streaming continuous progression.
A constant flow of people.
fumeExpose something especially wood to ammonia fumes in order to produce dark tints.
Clouds of exhaust fumes spewed by cars.
liberationThe termination of someone’s employment (leaving them free to depart.
The struggle for women s liberation.
liquidHaving the consistency of a liquid.
Looking into those liquid dark eyes.
mapleWood of any of various maple trees especially the hard close grained wood of the sugar maple used especially for furniture and flooring.
outletAn organization that broadcasts or publishes journalism.
An outlet store.
passagewayA path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass.
Her hotel was at the end of a narrow passageway off the main street.
passingIn sport the action of passing a ball to another team member.
A team with a good passing attack.
porousNot retentive or secure.
Compacting the soil to make it less porous.
radiateSpread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate.
The hot stars radiate energy.
redundancyRepetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission.
The redundancy of 19th century heavy plant machinery.
redundantNot or no longer needed or useful; superfluous.
This redundant brewery has been converted into a library.
releaseA device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism.
Release a hormone into the blood stream.
sapA watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant.
The hot heady days of youth when the sap was rising.
secrete(of a cell, gland, or organ) produce and discharge (a substance.
Insulin is secreted in response to rising levels of glucose in the blood.
seepPass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings.
Water began to seep through the soles of his boots.
urinateEliminate urine.
The sick men urinated blood.
ventExpose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen.
The plant was isolated and the gas vented.

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