HyperDic: blend

English > 6 senses of the word blend:
VERBcontactblend, intermix, immingle, interminglecombine into one
stativeblend, go, blend inblend or harmonize
changeblend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, mergemix together different elements
NOUNeventblendan occurrence of thorough mixing / mixing
communicationblend, portmanteau word, portmanteaua new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings
actblend, blendingthe act of blending components together thoroughly
blend > pronunciation
Soundsbleh'nd
Rhymesamend ... wend: 48 rhymes with ehnd...
English > blend: 6 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn occurrence of thorough mixing / mixing.
Broadermix, mixtureAn event that combines / combines things in a mixture
Spanishaleación
Verbsblendmix together different elements
blendcombine into one
English > blend: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings.
Example"'smog' is a blend of 'smoke' and 'fog'"
Synonymsportmanteau word, portmanteau
Broaderneologism, neology, coinageA newly invented word or phrase
Usagebrunchcombination breakfast and lunch
dandleMove (a baby) up and down in one's arms or on one's knees
motelA motor hotel
shopaholicA compulsive shopper
smog, smogginessair pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
workaholicperson with a compulsive need to work
Spanishcontracción, palabra baúl, palabra compuesta
Catalanparaula composta
English > blend: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of blending components together thoroughly.
Synonymblending
Narrowerconfluence, conflux, mergingA flowing together
homogenization, homogenisationThe act of making something homogeneous or uniform in composition
Broadercombination, combining, compoundingThe act of combining things to form a new whole / whole
Spanishmezcla
Catalanbarreja, mescla
Verbsblendmix together different elements
blendcombine into one
English > blend: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcombine into one.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "blend the nuts and raisins together"
  • "he blends in with the crowd"
Synonymsintermix, immingle, intermingle
Narrowercomminglemix or blend
Broadermix, mingle, commix, unify, amalgamateTo bring or combine together or with something else
Spanishcombinar, entremezclarse, entremezclar, fusionar, homogeneizar, mestallar, mezclarse, mezclar
Catalanbarrejar-se, barrejar, combinar, entremesclar-se, entremesclar, mesclar-se, mesclar
Nounsblendthe act of blending components together thoroughly
blendan occurrence of thorough mixing / mixing
blenderan electrically powered mixer with whirling blades that mix or chop or liquefy foods
English > blend: 6 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningblend or harmonize.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"This flavor will blend with those in your dish"
Synonymsgo, blend in
Broaderharmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agreeGo together
Similar tofit, goBe the right size or shape
Spanishcasar, combinar, fusionarse, ir
Catalananar, casar, combinar
English > blend: 6 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmix together different elements.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The colors blend well"
Synonymsflux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge
Entailed byweldjoin together by heating
NarrowerabsorbCause to become one with
accreteGrow together (of plants and organs)
admixmix or blend
alloymake an alloy of
blend in, mix inCause (something) to be mixed with (something else)
conjugateUnite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds
gaugemix in specific proportions
melt, meldLose its distinct / distinct outline or shape
syncretize, syncretiseBecome fused
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Spanishcombinar, conjugar, fundir, fusionar, mezclar
Catalanbarrejar, combinar, conjugar, fusionar, mesclar-se, mestallar
Nounsblendthe act of blending components together thoroughly
blendan occurrence of thorough mixing / mixing

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