Synonyms of ferment in English:

ferment


See definition of ferment

verb

1‘the beer continues to ferment in the cask’

SYNONYMS
undergo fermentation, brew
effervesce, fizz, foam, froth, bubble, seethe, boil
rise

2‘the mixture is fermented by the addition of yeast’

SYNONYMS
brew
subject to fermentation, cause to ferment, cause to effervesce

3‘the brutalizing environment that ferments prison disorder’

SYNONYMS
cause, bring on, bring about, give rise to, lead to, result in, generate, engender, spawn, instigate, prompt, provoke, incite, excite, arouse, stir up, whip up, foment, kindle, trigger off, spark off, touch off
literary beget, enkindle
rare effectuate

noun

1‘a ferment of revolutionary upheaval’

SYNONYMS
fever, furore, frenzy, tumult, storm, flurry, bustle, hubbub, brouhaha, stir, fuss, stew, ruckus, clamour
turmoil, upheaval, unrest, disquiet, uproar, agitation, turbulence, hurly-burly, excitement, disruption, confusion, disorder, chaos, mayhem
informal hoo-ha, to-do, rumpus
British informal kerfuffle, carry-on, aggro, argy-bargy, hoopla
archaic moil, coil