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"
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
To create with a number of things.
They put all the vegetables in the pot to cook and then blend into a beautiful tasty soup.Submitted by MaryC on January 31, 2020
The numerical value of blend in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of blend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of blend in a Sentence
We wanted to highlight we wanted the right blend of lazy and highly intellectual, the laziness means they want the least-effort approach, but the intellect will ensure it's done the right way.
In terms of navigating tone, finding that blend of comedy and drama so unique to Big Little Lies, Adam Craig is a virtual acrobat, and the perfect sparring partner for Reese.
The stronger must dominate and not blend with the weaker, thus sacrificing his own greatness.
Soldiers wear uniforms with the familiar green and brown camouflage patterns to blend into foliage during the day, but under low light and at night, they're still vulnerable to infrared detection, you can draw inspiration from natural systems that have been perfected over millions of years, giving us ideas we might never have been able to come up with otherwise.
No ethanol producer would ever knowingly blend carcinogens with the alcohol they're producing for sanitizers.
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- смесвам, смес, смесица, съчетавамBulgarian
- mesclaCatalan, Valencian
- mischen, mixen, vermischen, MischungGerman
- mezclar, combinar, mezcla, palabra compuestaSpanish
- 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
- смесь, смешениеRussian
- mešanica, zmešatiSlovene
- blandning, blandaSwedish
- కలగలుపు, సమ్మేళనము, మేళవించు, కలుపుTelugu
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