casefy

[ key-suh-fahy ]
/ ˈkeɪ səˌfaɪ /

verb (used with or without object), ca·se·fied, ca·se·fy·ing.

to make or become like cheese.

Nearby words

  1. caseate,
  2. caseation,
  3. casebook,
  4. casebound,
  5. casebox,
  6. caseharden,
  7. casehardening,
  8. casein,
  9. casein glue,
  10. caseinate

Origin of casefy

< Latin cāse(us) cheese1 + -fy

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British Dictionary definitions for casefy

casefy

/ (ˈkeɪsɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

to make or become similar to cheese

Word Origin for casefy

C20: from Latin cāseus cheese 1 + -fy

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