Translation of "ferment" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /fəˈment/ us /fɚ-/

If food or drink ferments or if you ferment it, the sugar in it changes into alcohol because of a chemical process.

(hacer) fermentar
You make wine by leaving grape juice to ferment until all the sugar has turned to alcohol.
fermentation noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌfɜː.menˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌfɝː-/

(Translation of “ferment” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /fəˈment/

to (make something) go through a particular chemical change (as when yeast is added to dough in the making of bread)

Grape juice must be fermented before it becomes wine.

to excite or be excited

He is the kind of person to ferment trouble.
fermentation /fəːmen-/ noun

the chemical change occurring when something ferments or is fermented

the fermentation of beer.

(Translation of “ferment” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)