Definition of 'oil'
- a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
- oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
Synonyms: oil color oil colour
- any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
Synonyms: vegetable oil
- cover with oil, as if by rubbing; "oil the wooden surface"
- administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
Synonyms: anoint inunct anele embrocate