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Definition 1: the act of blending components together thoroughly - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for blend in the sense of this definition

(blend is a kind of ...) the act of combining things to form a new whole

(... is a kind of blend ) a flowing together

(... is a kind of blend ) the act of making something homogeneous or uniform in composition

"the homogenization of cream" "the network's homogenization of political news"

Definition 2: a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where blend or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • `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

Synonyms for blend in the sense of this definition

(blend is a kind of ...) a newly invented word or phrase

(blend is the usage domain for ...) a motor hotel

(blend is the usage domain for ...) combination breakfast and lunch; usually served in late morning

(blend is the usage domain for ...) a compulsive shopper

"shopaholics can never resist a bargain"

(blend is the usage domain for ...) person with a compulsive need to work

(blend is the usage domain for ...) air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog

(blend is the usage domain for ...) move (a baby) up and down in one's arms or on one's knees

Definition 3: an occurrence of thorough mixing - [noun denoting event]

(blend is a kind of ...) an event that combines things in a mixture

"a gradual mixture of cultures"

Definition 4: mix together different elements - [verb of change]

Samples where blend or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The colors blend well

Synonyms for blend in the sense of this definition

(blend is a kind of ...) change in physical make-up

(... is a kind of blend ) make an alloy of

(... is a kind of blend ) mix or blend

"Hyaline casts were admixed with neutrophils"

(... is a kind of blend ) unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds

(... is a kind of blend ) grow together (of plants and organs)

"After many years the rose bushes grew together"

(... is a kind of blend ) cause (something) to be mixed with (something else)

"At this stage of making the cake, blend in the nuts"

(... is a kind of blend ) lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually

"Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"

(... is a kind of blend ) cause to become one with

"The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"

(... is a kind of blend ) mix in specific proportions

"gauge plaster"

(... is a kind of blend ) become fused

Definition 5: combine into one - [verb of contact]

Samples where blend or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for blend in the sense of this definition

(blend is a kind of ...) to bring or combine together or with something else

"resourcefully he mingled music and dance"

(... is a kind of blend ) mix or blend

"His book commingles sarcasm and sadness"

Definition 6: blend or harmonize - [verb of stative]

Samples where blend or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This flavor will blend with those in your dish
  • This sofa won't go with the chairs

Synonyms for blend in the sense of this definition

(blend is a kind of ...) go together

"The colors don't harmonize" "Their ideas concorded"

(blend has a similar meaning as ...) be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired

"This piece won't fit into the puzzle"

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