What does blend mean?

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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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Blend

    blend, v.t. to mix together: to confound.—v.i. to be mingled or mixed:—pa.p. blend′ed and blent.—n. a mixture:—n. Blend′ing, the act of mingling: the process by which the fusion of paints is effected. [A.S. blandan.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blend in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ovid:

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

  2. Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf:

    The stronger must dominate and not blend with the weaker, thus sacrificing his own greatness.

  3. Hindu Drama:

    Who can tell Men?s hearts? The purest comprehend Such contradictions, and can blend The force to bear, the power to feel, The tender bud, the tempered steel.

  4. Syarief Santoso:

    It has to feel like we are blend with the nature, we don't want to change that, we want to blend into this environment and make everything balanced, everything synchronized.

  5. Walter Lord, World War II Memorial in Washington, DC:

    Even against the greatest of odds, there is something in the human spirit- a magic blend of skill, faith, and valor- that can lift men from certain defeat to incredible victory.

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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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