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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blend(noun)

    an occurrence of thorough mixing

  2. 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"

  3. blend, blending(verb)

    the act of blending components together thoroughly

  4. 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"

  5. 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"

  6. blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge(verb)

    mix together different elements

    "The colors blend well"

Wiktionary

  1. blend(Noun)

    A mixture of two or more things.

  2. blend(Noun)

    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.

  3. blend(Verb)

    To mix.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blend(verb)

    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

  2. Blend(verb)

    to pollute by mixture or association; to spoil or corrupt; to blot; to stain

  3. Blend(verb)

    to mingle; to mix; to unite intimately; to pass or shade insensibly into each other, as colors

  4. Blend(noun)

    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

  5. Blend(adj)

    to make blind, literally or figuratively; to dazzle; to deceive

Freebase

  1. Blend

    In linguistics, a blend is a word formed from parts of two or more other words. These parts are sometimes, but not always, morphemes.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ovid:

    Dignity and love do not blend well, nor do they continue long together.

  2. Franklin County:

    He was dressed for the woods, he would blend right in if he stood still.

  3. Kathleen Goforth:

    My husband was an incredibly, intricate blend of toughness and gentility.

  4. Del Pino:

    We are proposing to blend oils from here with theirs, to go to the market together.

  5. Thierry Roland:

    We are adding selectively. It is about hiring people who are going to blend into the culture.

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Translations for blend

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • смесвам, смес, смесица, съчетавамBulgarian
  • mesclaCatalan, Valencian
  • mischen, mixen, vermischenGerman
  • mezclar, combinar, mezcla, palabra compuestaSpanish
  • sulamaEstonian
  • sekoitus, sekoittaa, sekoittua, yhdistelmä, koostesanaFinnish
  • mélange, mêler, mélanger, mixerFrench
  • combinazione, mix, rimestare, miscelare, miscela, amalgama, mescolare, amalgamareItalian
  • whakahanumi, konatuMāori
  • combinação, amálgama, misturar, mistura, mescla, cruzamentoPortuguese
  • amestecRomanian
  • смесь, смешениеRussian
  • mešanica, zmešatiSlovene
  • blandning, blandaSwedish
  • கலவைTamil
  • కలగలుపు, సమ్మేళనము, మేళవించు, కలుపుTelugu
  • ปั่นThai

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