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meld 1

 (mĕld)
v. meld·ed, meld·ing, melds
v.tr.
To declare or display (a card or combination of cards in a hand) for inclusion in one's score in various card games, such as pinochle.
v.intr.
To present a meld.
n.
A combination of cards to be declared for a score.

[Probably German melden, to announce, from Middle High German, from Old High German meldōn.]

meld 2

 (mĕld)
v. meld·ed, meld·ing, melds
v.tr.
To cause to merge: "a professional position that seemed to meld all his training" (Art Jahnke).
v.intr.
To become merged.
n.
A blend or merger: "a meld of diverse ethnic stocks" (Kenneth L. Woodward).

[Perhaps blend of melt and weld.]

meld

(mɛld)
vb
(Card Games) (in some card games) to declare or lay down (cards), which then score points
n
1. (Card Games) the act of melding
2. (Card Games) a set of cards for melding
[C19: from German melden to announce; related to Old English meldian]

meld

(mɛld)
vb
to blend or become blended; combine
[C20: blend of melt + weld1]

meld1

(mɛld)
v.t.
1. to announce and display (a counting combination of playing cards) for a score.
v.i.
2. to announce and display such a combination of cards.
n.
3. the act of melding.
4. any combination of cards to be melded.
[1895–1900; < German melden to announce]

meld2

(mɛld)

v.t., v.i.
1. to merge; blend.
n.
2. a blend.
[1935–40, Amer.; perhaps b. melt1 and weld1]

meld


Past participle: melded
Gerund: melding

Imperative
meld
meld
Present
I meld
you meld
he/she/it melds
we meld
you meld
they meld
Preterite
I melded
you melded
he/she/it melded
we melded
you melded
they melded
Present Continuous
I am melding
you are melding
he/she/it is melding
we are melding
you are melding
they are melding
Present Perfect
I have melded
you have melded
he/she/it has melded
we have melded
you have melded
they have melded
Past Continuous
I was melding
you were melding
he/she/it was melding
we were melding
you were melding
they were melding
Past Perfect
I had melded
you had melded
he/she/it had melded
we had melded
you had melded
they had melded
Future
I will meld
you will meld
he/she/it will meld
we will meld
you will meld
they will meld
Future Perfect
I will have melded
you will have melded
he/she/it will have melded
we will have melded
you will have melded
they will have melded
Future Continuous
I will be melding
you will be melding
he/she/it will be melding
we will be melding
you will be melding
they will be melding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been melding
you have been melding
he/she/it has been melding
we have been melding
you have been melding
they have been melding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been melding
you will have been melding
he/she/it will have been melding
we will have been melding
you will have been melding
they will have been melding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been melding
you had been melding
he/she/it had been melding
we had been melding
you had been melding
they had been melding
Conditional
I would meld
you would meld
he/she/it would meld
we would meld
you would meld
they would meld
Past Conditional
I would have melded
you would have melded
he/she/it would have melded
we would have melded
you would have melded
they would have melded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meld - a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokersmeld - a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
rum, rummy - a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
bolivia - a form of canasta in which sequences can be melded
samba - a form of canasta using three decks of cards and six jokers
Verb1.meld - announce for a score; of cards in a card game
announce, denote - make known; make an announcement; "She denoted her feelings clearly"
2.meld - lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually; "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"
coalesce, conflate, fuse, immix, mix, merge, commingle, blend, meld, flux, combine - mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
3.meld - mix together different elementsmeld - mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
change integrity - change in physical make-up
gauge - mix in specific proportions; "gauge plaster"
absorb - cause to become one with; "The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
meld, melt - lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually; "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"
mix in, blend in - cause (something) to be mixed with (something else); "At this stage of making the cake, blend in the nuts"
accrete - grow together (of plants and organs); "After many years the rose bushes grew together"
conjugate - unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds
admix - mix or blend; "Hyaline casts were admixed with neutrophils"
alloy - make an alloy of
syncretise, syncretize - become fused

meld

verb
To bring or come together into a united whole:
Translations

meld

vtvermischen, verschmelzen; to meld something into somethingetw zu etw kombinieren
nMischprodukt nt, → Kombination f
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