verb (used with object), mar·i·nat·ed, mar·i·nat·ing.
Origin of marinate
Examples from the Web for marinate
Marinate flank steak in garlic, Italian seasoning, paprika, oil, salt and pepper.Epic Meal Empire’s Meat Monstrosities: From the Bacon Spider to the Cinnabattleship|Harley Morenstein|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allows you to marinate in minutes rather than hours--the vacuum pulls open the muscle fibers to let the marinade in.
It has some nice features: a wet/dry setting, and a marinate setting, which I use a lot.
You marinate a cherry in cheap whiskey long enough, the stink attaches.Michael Tomasky: Mitt Tells Voters in Video to Drop Dead|Michael Tomasky|September 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Add the chicken, turn to coat, cover and marinate, refrigerated, for four hours up to overnight.
Marinate cold, cooked, stringless beans with French Dressing.Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners|Elizabeth O. Hiller
If you have any fried fish cold, you may put it into this marinate.
If fish is split for stuffing, marinate the inside of the fish too.Friendship Club Cook Book|The Friendship Club of Madison WI
Bring to a boil and then add the potatoes and then let them marinate in the syrup, turning frequently for twenty minutes.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book|Mary A. Wilson
Marinate with well-seasoned vinegar or a little lemon juice.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
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Word Origin for marinate
Word Origin and History for marinate
1640s, from French mariner "to pickle in (sea) brine," from Old French marin (adj.) "of the sea," from Latin marinus (see marine (adj.)). Related: Marinated; marinating.