Definitions for blendblɛnd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to mix smoothly and inseparably.
to prepare by mixing various sorts or grades:
I blend this tea by mixing chamomile with pekoe.
(v.i.)to intermingle smoothly and inseparably.
to fit or relate harmoniously:
The voices blend well.
to have no perceptible separation:
Sea and sky seemed to blend.
(n.)a mixture or kind produced by blending.
a word made by putting together parts of other words, as motel, made from motor and hotel, or guesstimate, from guess and
a sequence of two or more consonant sounds within a syllable, as the bl in blend; cluster.
* Syn: See mix.
Origin of blend:
1250–1300; ME, OE blendan to mix, for blandan
an occurrence of thorough mixing
blend, portmanteau word, portmanteau(noun)
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"
the act of blending components together thoroughly
blend, intermix, immingle, intermingle(verb)
combine into one
"blend the nuts and raisins together"; "he blends in with the crowd"; "We don't intermingle much"
blend, go, blend in(verb)
blend or harmonize
"This flavor will blend with those in your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs"
blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge(verb)
mix together different elements
"The colors blend well"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to mix substances together
Blend the eggs, milk and sugar.
to combine different methods, styles, etc.
The songs blend folk and reggae music.; two styles that blend easily
a mixture of two substances
The coffee is a blend of regular and decaffeinated.
a mixture of two methods, styles, etc.
an unusual blend of sophistication and silliness
A mixture of two or more things.
A word formed by combining two other words; a grammatical contamination, portmanteau word.
The word brunch is a blend of the words breakfast and lunch.
to mix or mingle together; esp. to mingle, combine, or associate so that the separate things mixed, or the line of demarcation, can not be distinguished. Hence: To confuse; to confound
to pollute by mixture or association; to spoil or corrupt; to blot; to stain
to mingle; to mix; to unite intimately; to pass or shade insensibly into each other, as colors
a thorough mixture of one thing with another, as color, tint, etc., into another, so that it cannot be known where one ends or the other begins
to make blind, literally or figuratively; to dazzle; to deceive
In linguistics, a blend is a word formed from parts of two or more other words. These parts are sometimes, but not always, morphemes.
Translations for blend
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- مَزيجٌ، خَليطٌArabic
- misturaPortuguese (BR)
- die MischungGerman
- मिश्रण, मेलHindi
- miscela, misturaItalian
- 混合 (物)Japanese
- ګډ ، مخلوطPashto
- karışım, harmanTurkish
- 混和物Chinese (Trad.)
- مرکب ، آمیزہUrdu
- hỗn hợpVietnamese
- 混和物Chinese (Simp.)
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