HyperDic: blur

English > 7 senses of the word blur:
VERBperceptionblur, film over, glaze overbecome glassy
perceptionblurto make less distinct / distinct or clear
cognitionblur, confuse, obscure, obnubilatemake unclear, indistinct, or blurred
contactblur, smear, smudge, smutchmake a smudge on
changeblur, blearmake dim or indistinct
changeblur, dim, slurbecome vague or indistinct
NOUNcognitionblur, fuzza hazy or indistinct representation
blur > pronunciation
Soundsbler'
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > blur: 7 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA hazy or indistinct representation.
Example"it happened so fast it was just a blur"
Synonymfuzz
Broaderrepresentation, mental representation, internal representationA presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
Spanishborrón, mancha
Adjectivesblurryindistinct or hazy in outline
Verbsblurbecome vague or indistinct
blurmake dim or indistinct
blurto make less distinct / distinct or clear
blurbecome glassy
English > blur: 7 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningBecome glassy; lose clear vision.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsfilm over, glaze over
Spanishdifuminar, empañarse, velarse
Catalandifuminar, entelar-se, velar-se
Nounsblura hazy or indistinct representation
English > blur: 7 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningTo make less distinct / distinct or clear.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The haze blurs the hills"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
OppositefocusCause to converge on or toward a central point
Spanishdesdibujarse, desdibujar, difuminarse, difuminar, empañarse, empañar
Catalandesdibuixar-se, desdibuixar, difuminar-se, difuminar, entelar-se, entelar
Nounsblura hazy or indistinct representation
English > blur: 7 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningmake unclear, indistinct, or blurred.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsconfuse, obscure, obnubilate
NarrowermuddyCause to become muddy
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar toconfuse, confoundmistake one thing for another
Spanishconfundir, desdibujar, entenebrecer, enturbiar, hacer confuso, mezclar
Catalanconfondre, desdibuixar
English > blur: 7 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningmake a smudge on; soil by smudging.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymssmear, smudge, smutch
Narrowerdustrub the dust over a surface so as to blur the outlines of a shape
resmudgesmudge again
BroaderrubMove over something with pressure
Spanishembadurnar, embarrar, empañar, ensuciar, manchar, oscurecer, tiznar
Catalanenfosquir, ensutjar, entelar, tacar
English > blur: 7 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningmake dim or indistinct.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The fog blurs my vision"
Synonymblear
Cause toblur, dim, slurBecome vague or indistinct
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositefocus, focalize, focalise, sharpenput (an image) into focus
Spanishdesdibujarse, desdibujar, difuminar, empañar, nublar, velarse
Catalandesdibuixar-se, desdibuixar, difuminar, entelar-se, velar-se
Nounsblura hazy or indistinct representation
English > blur: 7 senses > verb 6, change
MeaningBecome vague or indistinct.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The distinction between the two theories blurred"
Synonymsdim, slur
Caused byblur, blearmake dim or indistinct
Narrowerobliterate, effaceRemove completely from recognition or memory
BroaderweakenBecome weaker
Oppositefocus, focalize, focaliseBecome focussed or come into focus
Spanishatenuar, desdibujarse, desdibujar, difuminarse, difuminar, empañar, enturbiarse
Catalanatenuar, desdibuixar-se, desdibuixar, difuminar-se, difuminar, entelar-se, entelar, enterbolir-se, fer-se borrós
Nounsblura hazy or indistinct representation

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