Definition of Blend

1. Noun. An occurrence of thorough mixing.

Generic synonyms: Mix, Mixture

2. Verb. Combine into one. "We don't intermingle much"
Exact synonyms: Immingle, Intermingle, Intermix
Generic synonyms: Amalgamate, Commix, Mingle, Mix, Unify
Specialized synonyms: Commingle
Derivative terms: Blender, Intermixture, Intermixture

3. Noun. A new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings. "`brunch' is a well-known portmanteau"
Exact synonyms: Portmanteau, Portmanteau Word
Examples of language type: Motel, Brunch, Shopaholic, Workaholic, Smog, Smogginess, Dandle
Generic synonyms: Coinage, Neologism, Neology

4. Verb. Blend or harmonize. "This sofa won't go with the chairs"
Exact synonyms: Blend In, Go
Related verbs: Fit, Go
Generic synonyms: Accord, Agree, Concord, Consort, Fit In, Harmonise, Harmonize

5. Noun. The act of blending components together thoroughly.
Exact synonyms: Blending
Generic synonyms: Combination, Combining, Compounding
Specialized synonyms: Confluence, Conflux, Merging, Homogenisation, Homogenization

6. Verb. Mix together different elements. "The colors blend well"

Definition of Blend

1. v. t. 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. v. i. To mingle; to mix; to unite intimately; to pass or shade insensibly into each other, as colors.

3. n. 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.

4. v. t. To make blind, literally or figuratively; to dazzle; to deceive.

Definition of Blend

1. Noun. A mixture of two or more things. ¹

2. Noun. (linguistics) A word formed by combining two other words; a grammatical contamination, portmanteau word. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To mix. ¹

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Definition of Blend

1. to mix smoothly and inseparably together [v BLENDED or BLENT, BLENDING, BLENDS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blend

blench holding
blench holdings
blend (current term)
blend in
blended family
blended whiskey
blended whisky

Literary usage of Blend

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report by New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station Botanical Dept (1908)
"A Study of blend Fruits In Eggplants. The blend plants of the several crosses of eggplants have shown remarkable uniformity; thus, two rows of these were in ..."

2. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"See blanch. blend, to blind, to dazzle. Spenser, FQ iv. 3. ... blent; see blend. bless, to wound, hurt; ' When he did levell to shoote, he blessed himselfe ..."

3. St. Lucia by Don Philpott (2005)
"It usually contains a blend of several types of hot pepper, spices and vinegar and should be treated cautiously. Try a little first before splashing it all ..."

4. Bulletin by Seventh-Day Adventists General Conference. Dept. of Education (1912)
"Cover the sky with chalk, and blend. Add heavy strokes near the horizon for ... Draw in and blend the surface of the lake. Make the hillsides gray with a ..."

5. A Concordance to the Works of Alexander Popeby Edwin Abbott by Edwin Abbott (1875)
"84 blend. Did Nature's pencil ever b. such rays D. iv. 411 Or b. in beauteous tints the colour a mass /•'. iii. 5 If white and bhck h., soden, ..."

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