HyperDic: blot

English > 4 senses of the word blot:
NOUNattributeblot, smudge, spot, daub, smear, smirch, slura blemish made by dirt
actblot, smear, smirch, spot, stainan act that brings discredit to the person who does it
VERBcontactblotdry (ink) with blotting paper
contactblot, spot, fleck, blobmake a spot or mark onto
blot > pronunciation
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English > blot: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA blemish made by dirt.
Synonymssmudge, spot, daub, smear, smirch, slur
Narrowerblotch, splodge, splotchAn irregularly shaped spot
fingermark, fingerprintA smudge made by a (dirty) finger
inkblotA blot made with ink
Broaderblemish, defect, marA mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
Spanishbaldón, churrete, mancha, manchón, manchurrón, tizne, tiznón, zurrapa
Verbsblotdry (ink) with blotting paper
blotmake a spot or mark onto
English > blot: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn act that brings discredit to the person who does it.
Example"he made a huge blot on his copybook"
Synonymssmear, smirch, spot, stain
Broadermistake, error, faultA wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
Spanishmácula, mancha
Catalanmàcula, taca
English > blot: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningdry (ink) with blotting paper.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderabsorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take uptake in, also metaphorically
Nounsblota blemish made by dirt
blotterabsorbent paper used to dry ink
English > blot: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmake a spot or mark onto.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsspot, fleck, blob
Narrowerspatter, bespatterSpot, splash, or soil
speckle, bespecklemark with small spots
splotchblotch or spot
tarnish, stain, maculate, sully, defilemake dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air
Broaderchange surfaceUndergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
Similar tostainproduce or leave stains
Catalantacar, tintar
Nounsblota blemish made by dirt

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