Definition of


  1. (verb, change) become gelatinous

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Synonyms of Jell

congeal, set

Alternate forms of Jell

Hypernyms: solidify

Origin of the word Jell

  1. 1830, Amer.Eng. back-formation of jelly. Figurative sense is first attested 1908. M.E. had gelen "congeal," but it disappeared 15c. more

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