verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of sear1
Related formsun·seared, adjective
Definition for sear (2 of 3)
Origin of sear2
Definition for sear (3 of 3)
Origin of sere1
Examples from the Web for sear
Add the chicken to the pan skin side down and sear until golden brown on both sides, about 10 minutes total.Daniel Boulud Reveals His 4 Favorite Recipes From His New Cookbook|Daniel Boulud|October 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sear the pork on both sides and on the fat edge, working in batches if the chops don't all fit in the pan at the same time.
Add the venison to the pot and sear on all sides until golden brown, about 20 minutes.
This is an easy rack of lamb: Marinate, sear, roast, then serve it on a salad with a great anchovy dressing.
And who cut of Sear's arm at the shoulder for a trifle of a rusty nail?Two Knapsacks|John Campbell
He had a conscience also, but had managed to sear it to such an extent that although still alive, it had almost ceased to feel.Philosopher Jack|R.M. Ballantyne
This is done in order to sear the entire surface and thus prevent the loss of the juice.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Of wailing winds and naked woods and meadows brown and sear.Familiar Quotations|John Bartlett
The jelly steamed and stuck to my flesh long enough to sear it half to the bone.The Water Eater|Win Marks