Definition of Percolate:

  1. (of coffee) be prepared in a percolator.

  2. (of a liquid or gas) filter gradually through a porous surface or substance.

  3. To seep through a porous medium such as soil. Unlike filtration (in which something dissolved or suspended in a liquid is extracted by the medium), percolation involves picking up (dissolving or suspending) something from the medium.

Synonyms of Percolate

Brew, Absorb, Act, Adsorb, Assimilate, Bathe, Be effective, Be in action, Bleed, Blot, Blot up, Bolt, Brew, Charge, Chemisorb, Chemosorb, Clarify, Clear, Colliquate, Condense, Cut, Decoagulate, Decoct, Decrassify, Deliquesce, Depurate, Digest, Discharge, Dissolve, Distill, Douche, Drain, Drench, Dribble, Drink, Drink in, Drink up, Drip, Dripple, Drop, Drouk, Edulcorate, Effuse, Elute, Emit, Engross, Essentialize, Excrete, Exfiltrate, Extract, Extravasate, Exudate, Exude, Filter, Filter in, Filtrate, Fluidify, Fluidize, Flush, Flux, Function, Fuse, Give off, Go, Gurgle, Have effect, Have free play, Have play, Hold in solution, Imbibe, Imbrue, Imbue, Impregnate, Infiltrate, Infuse, Ingest, Inject, Interpenetrate, Lave, Leach, Leak in, Liquefy, Liquesce, Liquidize, Lixiviate, Macerate, Melt, Melt down, Militate, Ooze, Operate, Osmose, Penetrate, Percolate in, Percolate into, Perform, Perk, Permeate, Pervade, Play, Purify, Rectify, Reek, Refine, Rinse, Run, Saturate, Screen, Seep, Seep in, Seethe, Separate, Sieve, Sift, Slurp up, Soak, Soak in, Soak up, Sodden, Solubilize, Solve, Sop, Sorb, Souse, Spiritualize, Sponge, Spurtle, Steep, Strain, Sublimate, Sublime, Suffuse, Sweat, Swill up, Take effect, Take in, Take up, Thaw, Thin, Tick, Transfuse, Transpire, Transude, Trickle, Try, Unclot, Wash, Waterlog, Weep, Winnow, Work, Filter, Drain, Drip, Ooze, Seep, Trickle, Dribble, Strain, Leak, Leach

How to use Percolate in a sentence?

  1. The water percolating through the soil may leach out minerals.
  2. He put some coffee on to percolate.

Meaning of Percolate & Percolate Definition