What does blend mean?

Definitions for blend
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blendnoun

    an occurrence of thorough mixing

  2. blend, portmanteau word, portmanteaunoun

    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, blendingverb

    the act of blending components together thoroughly

  4. blend, intermix, immingle, intermingleverb

    combine into one

    "blend the nuts and raisins together"; "he blends in with the crowd"; "We don't intermingle much"

  5. blend, go, blend inverb

    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, mergeverb

    mix together different elements

    "The colors blend well"

Wiktionary

  1. blendnoun

    A mixture of two or more things.

  2. blendnoun

    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. blendverb

    To mix.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blendverb

    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. Blendverb

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

  3. Blendverb

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

  4. Blendnoun

    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. Blendadjective

    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.]

Rap Dictionary

  1. blendnoun

    See marijuana.

Editors Contribution

  1. blend

    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  

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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

Examples of blend in a Sentence

  1. Mike Pompeo:

    America is uniquely blessed, and with those blessings comes a duty to lead, as I have argued throughout my time in public service, if we do not lead the calls for democracy, prosperity, and human rights around the world, who will ? No other nation is equipped with the same blend of power and principle.

  2. Kathleen Goforth:

    My husband was an incredibly, intricate blend of toughness and gentility, he was who you wanted for a friend, a colleague and a neighbor. However, it was I who was blessed so richly that I had the privilege of calling him my husband and my best friend.

  3. 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.

  4. Shah Asad Rizvi:

    Every movement is a blend of fantasy with reality. Emptiness fills when into your world arrives dance

  5. Pieter Coetzee:

    We saw, in terms of environmental legislation worldwide to produce clean fuels, that there is a need for refiners to blend different grades of crude to get that specific clean fuel on the other side.

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Translations for blend

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  • مزيجArabic
  • смесвам, смес, смесица, съчетавамBulgarian
  • mesclaCatalan, Valencian
  • mischen, mixen, vermischen, MischungGerman
  • μείγμαGreek
  • 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
  • mieszankaPolish
  • combinação, amálgama, misturar, mistura, mescla, cruzamentoPortuguese
  • amestecRomanian
  • смесь, смешениеRussian
  • mešanica, zmešatiSlovene
  • blandning, blandaSwedish
  • கலவைTamil
  • కలగలుపు, సమ్మేళనము, మేళవించు, కలుపుTelugu
  • ปั่นThai

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