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blend

blend

 
 
pronunciation:
blend
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
blend in
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: blended, blending, blends, blent
definition 1: to combine (two or more components) so thoroughly as to be unrecognizable in the resulting mixture.
Blend the sugar, butter, and eggs before adding the flour.
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synonyms:
amalgamate, combine, incorporate, mingle, mix
antonyms:
resolve
similar words:
beat, coalesce, compound, fuse, harmonize, meld, merge, scramble, synthesize, unify, unite
definition 2: to design or concoct such a mixture.
His company blends coffees for a coffee importer.
synonyms:
compound, concoct, mix, prepare
similar words:
compose, synthesize
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to go together harmoniously.
The roommates' personalities did not blend well.
synonyms:
mix
similar words:
fit, harmonize, match, wed
definition 2: to merge almost imperceptibly.
The sunset blended into twilight.
synonyms:
merge, mingle
similar words:
harmonize
definition 3: to become mingled together.
The sounds of music and voices blended in the summer night.
synonyms:
coalesce, fuse, merge, mingle, mix
similar words:
amalgamate, combine, harmonize, unite, wed
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a mixture or concoction made by blending.
This dish has an interesting blend of spices.They sell various blends of coffee.
synonyms:
combination, mixture
similar words:
admixture, compound, fusion, synthesis, union
definition 2: the specific recipe or formula of a concoction.
It took years for the whiskey makers to get the blend right.
similar words:
formula, recipe
definition 3: in linguistics, a word made by combining two other words, such as "brunch" from "breakfast" and "lunch".
similar words:
compound
phrase: blend in
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  • blender:
    a small appliance that blends foods.
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