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  Definition of blend
  1. the act of blending components together thoroughly
  2. a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings; "`smog'' is a blend of `smoke'' and `fog''"; "`motel'' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor'' and `hotel''"; "`brunch'' is a well-known portmanteau"
  3. an occurrence of thorough mixing
  4. mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
  5. combine into one; "blend the nuts and raisins together"; "he blends in with the crowd"; "We don''t intermingle much"
  6. blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in your dish"; "This sofa won''t go with the chairs"
Similar Words: blending, portmanteau word, portmanteau, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge, intermix, immingle, intermingle, go, blend in

 

See Also: stump, mix up

 

Hyponyms: confluence, conflux, merging, homogenization, homogenisation, gauge, absorb, melt, meld, blend in, mix in, accrete, conjugate, admix, alloy, syncretize, syncretise, commingle

 

Grouped Verbs: fit, go

 

Derivational Morphology: intermix, immingle, intermingle, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge, combination, combining, compounding, coalescence, coalescency, coalition, concretion, conglutination, fusion, merger, unification, mixer, commixture, admixture, mixture, intermixture, mixing, assortment, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley, concoction, blending, blender, liquidizer, liquidiser

 

 
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