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melt

melt

 
 
pronunciation:
melt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: melted, melting, melts
definition 1: to change from a solid to a liquid state through heat or pressure.
 
synonyms:
dissolve, liquefy
antonyms:
freeze, set, solidify
similar words:
deliquesce, fuse, thaw
definition 2: to fade, merge, or blend, as from one state to another (often fol. by away, in, or into).
Our fortune is melting away.He melted into the crowd.
synonyms:
dissolve, fade
similar words:
blend, disappear, dissipate, fuse, merge, vanish
definition 3: to experience a sudden feeling of gentleness or emotional helplessness.
Her smile made him melt.
synonyms:
soften
similar words:
dissolve, mellow, relax
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to cause to change from a solid to a liquid state.
synonyms:
dissolve, liquidize
antonyms:
freeze, solidify
similar words:
flux, fuse, liquefy, smelt, unfreeze
definition 2: to cause to gradually blend into solution; dissolve.
synonyms:
dissolve
similar words:
solvate
definition 3: to trigger a sudden feeling of gentleness or emotional helplessness in.
He melted her with his singing.
synonyms:
gentle, move, soften
similar words:
affect, disarm, mellow, mollify, relax, subdue, touch
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or state of melting.
synonyms:
dissolution
antonyms:
freeze
similar words:
liquefaction, thaw
definition 2: an amount of something melted.
similar words:
liquid
derivations: meltable (adj.), meltingly (adv.)
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