Definitions for blend
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word blend.
an occurrence of thorough mixing
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"
the act of blending components together thoroughly
blend, intermix, immingle, intermingleverb
combine into one
"blend the nuts and raisins together"; "he blends in with the crowd"; "We don't intermingle much"
blend, go, blend inverb
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, mergeverb
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
preter. I blended; anciently, blent.
Etymology: blendan , Saxon.
’Tis beauty truly blent, whose red and white
Nature’s own sweet and cunning hand hath laid on. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night.
The mistion taught by the ancients is too slight or gross; for bodies, mixed according to their hypothesis, would not appear such to the acute eyes of a lynx, who would discern the elements, if they were no otherwise mingled, than but blended, but not united. Boyle.
He had his calmer influence, and his mien
Did love and majesty together blend. Dryden.
The grave, where even the great find rest,
And blended lie th’ oppressor and th’ oppress’d. Alexander Pope.
The moon should wander from her beaten way, the times and seasons of the year blend themselves by disordered and confused mixture. Richard Hooker, b. i. § 3.
Which when he saw, he burnt with jealous fire;
The eye of reason was with rage yblent. Fairy Queen, b. ii.
Regard of worldly muck doth foully blend,
And low abase the high heroick spirit. Fairy Queen, b. ii.
The whilst thy kingdom from thy head is rent,
And thy throne royal with dishonour blent. Edmund Spenser, Hubb.
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A blend refers to a mixture or combination of different elements, substances, or qualities, merged together to create something that incorporates features from all individual components. This term can apply to various contexts such as art, music, food, textiles, linguistics etc., where multiple ingredients, sounds, colors, or words are fused to create a harmonious composition.
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
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Blend is ranked #54530 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Blend surname appeared 378 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Blend.
89.4% or 338 total occurrences were White.
5.2% or 20 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
4.5% or 17 total occurrences were Black.
The numerical value of blend in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of blend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Dignity and love do not blend well, nor do they continue long together.
The demands of modern engines and modern hardware mean that the complexity of our formulations is increasing. We have to experiment with various different materials and determine the best blending methods so they can be replicated globally, once the formulation has been sent over from the laboratory, we would then take that formulation and work out how to blend it. The blending methods here get replicated globally, so the understanding of the hardware and the engines that takes place in the laboratory, is then transferred into real-world applications in the blend shop here.
We are evaluating that (blending oil) to (perhaps) repeat it, maybe we are going to repeat it, but with a different type of oil. Maybe we can find a better blend. The ideal blend is the one that best serves the market.
Their bright, resonant sopranos blend impeccably; Davie's Violet tackles the top notes with a delicacy and ardor that emphasize fragility and fear, while Padgett gives Daisy pluck and wit.
The stronger must dominate and not blend with the weaker, thus sacrificing his own greatness.
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- съчетавам, смесица, смесвам, смесBulgarian
- mesclaCatalan, Valencian
- mixen, vermischen, Mischung, mischenGerman
- mezclar, mezcla, palabra compuesta, combinarSpanish
- sekoittua, sekoittaa, koostesana, sekoitus, yhdistelmäFinnish
- mixer, mêler, mélanger, mélangeFrench
- amalgamare, rimestare, mescolare, amalgama, miscela, combinazione, mix, miscelareItalian
- konatu, whakahanumiMāori
- mistura, mescla, cruzamento, combinação, amálgama, misturarPortuguese
- смешение, смесьRussian
- zmešati, mešanicaSlovene
- blandning, blandaSwedish
- కలుపు, కలగలుపు, సమ్మేళనము, మేళవించుTelugu
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