Translation of "ferment" - English-Spanish dictionary

ferment

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)

ferment

verb /fəˈment/

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

fermentar
Grape juice must be fermented before it becomes wine.

to excite or be excited

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

the chemical change occurring when something ferments or is fermented

fermentación
the fermentation of beer.

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