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[mar-uh-neyt] /ˈmær əˌneɪt/

verb (used with object), marinated, marinating.
to steep (food) in a .
to soak in marinade

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.


To think about something or to wait for something to happen: Let me marinate on that idea


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