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mix inseparably together: blend the sauce; compound; mingle; combine; unite
Not to be confused with:
bland – soothing; affable, mild amiable; not highly flavored; tasteless; unemotional: a bland response
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v. blend·ed or blent (blĕnt), blend·ing, blends
1. To combine or mix (different substances) so that the constituent parts are indistinguishable from one another: blended the flour, milk, and eggs; blend gasoline with ethanol.
2. To combine (varieties or grades of the same substance) to obtain a mixture of a particular character, quality, or consistency: blend coffees.
3. To combine (different elements) into a single entity: a career that blends medicine and engineering. See Synonyms at mix.
1. To form a uniform mixture: "The smoke blended easily into the odor of the other fumes" (Norman Mailer).
2. To be unobtrusive or harmonious by resembling the surroundings or behaving like others in a group. Often used with in: a female pheasant is brown and blends in with its nesting ground.
3. To create a harmonious effect or result: picked a tie that blended with the jacket.
a. The act of blending: the writer's unique blend of fantasy and physics.
b. Something, such as an effect or a product, that is created by blending: "His face shows, as he stares at the fire, a blend of fastidiousness and intransigence" (John Fowles).
2. Linguistics A word produced by combining parts of other words, as smog from smoke and fog.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. to mix or mingle (components) together thoroughly
2. (tr) to mix (different grades or varieties of tea, whisky, tobacco, etc) to produce a particular flavour, consistency, etc
3. (intr) to look good together; harmonize
4. (intr) (esp of colours) to shade imperceptibly into each other
5. a mixture or type produced by blending
6. the act of blending
7. (Linguistics) Also called: portmanteau word a word formed by joining together the beginning and the end of two other words: "brunch" is a blend of "breakfast" and "lunch".
[Old English blandan; related to blendan to deceive, Old Norse blanda, Old High German blantan]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. to mix smoothly and inseparably.
2. to prepare by mixing various sorts or grades: I blend this tea by mixing chamomile with pekoe.v.i.
3. to intermingle smoothly and inseparably.
4. to fit or relate harmoniously: The voices blend well.
5. to have no perceptible separation: Sea and sky seemed to blend.n.
6. a mixture or kind produced by blending.
7. a word made by putting together parts of other words, as motel, made from motor and hotel, or guesstimate, from guess and estimate.
8. a sequence of two or more consonant sounds within a syllable, as the bl in blend; cluster.
[1250–1300; Middle English, Old English blendan to mix, for blandan]
syn: See mix.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
blend- A combination of different types or grades of fabric, spirits, tea, tobacco, etc.
See also related terms for tobacco.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Blenda mixture which is mingled inseparably—Wilkes.
Examples: blend of coffee; of tea.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Past participle: blended
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
To combine ingredients with a spoon, beater or electric blender until a uniform mixture is achieved.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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|Noun||1.||blend - an occurrence of thorough mixing|
|2.||blend - 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"|
motel - a motor hotel
brunch - combination breakfast and lunch; usually served in late morning
shopaholic - a compulsive shopper; "shopaholics can never resist a bargain"
workaholic - person with a compulsive need to work
dandle - move (a baby) up and down in one's arms or on one's knees
|3.||blend - the act of blending components together thoroughly|
|Verb||1.||blend - combine into one; "blend the nuts and raisins together"; "he blends in with the crowd"; "We don't intermingle much"|
amalgamate, commix, mingle, unify, mix - to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"
commingle - mix or blend; "His book commingles sarcasm and sadness"
|2.||blend - blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs"|
fit, go - be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won't fit into the puzzle"
|3.||blend - 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
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1. mix, join, combine, compound, incorporate, merge, put together, fuse, unite, mingle, alloy, synthesize, amalgamate, interweave, coalesce, intermingle, meld, intermix, commingle, commix Blend the ingredients until you have a smooth cream.
2. go well, match, fit, suit, go with, correspond, complement, coordinate, tone in, harmonize, cohere Make sure all the patches blend together
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
1. To put together into one mass so that the constituent parts are more or less homogeneous:
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
مَزيجٌ، خَليطٌيَمْزِجُ، يَخْلُطُ
mešanicamešati seskladati sezmešati
A. N → mezcla f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → mélange m
vt [+ ingredients] → mélanger
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
teas, colours etc → (ver)mischen; cultures → vermischen, miteinander verbinden; to blend a building (in) with its surroundings → ein Gebäude seiner Umgebung anpassen
(= mix together, teas, whiskies) → sich vermischen, sich mischen lassen; (voices, colours) → verschmelzen; sea and sky seemed to blend into one another → Meer und Himmel schienen ineinander überzugehen or miteinander zu verschmelzen
(also blend in: = go together, harmonize) → harmonieren (with mit), passen (with zu)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
to mix together. Blend the eggs and milk together; These two colours blend well. versmelt, in mekaar oorgaan يَمْزِجُ، يَخْلُطُ смесвам misturar(-se) (s)míchat, ladit mischen blande αναμειγνύω, ανακατεύω μαζί mezclar; combinar kokku segama; segunema مخلوط کردن sekoittaa mélanger לְעַרבֵּב मिलना izmiješati (össze)kever mencampur blanda mescolare; accordarsi 混ぜる 혼합하다 sumaišyti, derintis sajaukt; samaisīt; sajaukties; saplūst kisar mengen, samengaanblande zmieszać, dokładać, łączyć ګډول misturar a (se) amesteca смешивать zmiešať; ladiť zmešati, mešati se mešati blanda, gå (passa) ihop ผสม karıştırmak; uymak 混和 змішувати مرکب بنانا ، ملانا trộn lẫn 混和noun
a mixture. mengsel مَزيجٌ، خَليطٌ смес mistura směs die Mischung blanding μείγμαmezcla segu مخلوط sekoitus mélangeתערובת मिश्रण, मेल mješavina keverék campuran blanda miscela, mistura 混合 (物) 혼합물 mišinys maisījums kisar mengselblandingmieszanka ګډ ، مخلوط mistura amestec смесь zmes mešanica mešavina blandning การผสม karışım, harman 混和物 суміш مرکب ، آمیزہ hỗn hợp 混和物ˈblender noun
a machine for mixing things together, especially in cooking. menger خَلاّطَه миксер liquidificador mixér, míchací zařízení der Mischer blender μίξερbatidora nuimikser مخلوط کن tehosekoitin mélangeur בֶּלנדֶר, מַמחֶה सम्मिश्रक mješač (háztartási) robotgép mesin pencampur blandari frullatore ミキサー 믹서 mikseris mikseris mesin pengisar mixerhurtigmikser; blandermikser مخلوط کوونکی ، ګډ کوونکی misturadora blender, mixer миксер miešačka, mixér mešalnik blender blandare, mixer เครื่องปั่น mikser, karıştırıcı (尤指調理食物用的)攪拌器 блендер آمیزہ بنانے والا máy trộn （家用食品）搅拌器
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
vt. mezclar, combinar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012