Adjective "Leavened" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Leavened


    Definition:

    1. a substance, as yeast or baking powder, that causes fermentation and expansion of dough or batter.

    2. fermented dough reserved for producing fermentation in a new batch of dough.

    3. an element that produces an altering or transforming influence. verb (used with object)

    4. to add leaven to (dough or batter) and cause to rise.

    5. to permeate with an altering or transforming element.

    Origin:
    leaven

    Examples:

    "societies can be leavened."

    "respectabilities can be leavened."

    "learnings can be leavened."