Associations to the word «Blend»

Wiktionary

BLEND, noun. A mixture of two or more things.
BLEND, noun. (linguistics) A word formed by combining two other words; a grammatical contamination, portmanteau word.
BLEND, verb. (transitive) To mingle; to mix; to unite intimately; to pass or shade insensibly into each other.
BLEND, verb. (intransitive) To be mingled or mixed.
BLEND, verb. (obsolete) To pollute by mixture or association; to spoil or corrupt; to blot; to stain.
BLEND IN, verb. (transitive) To add (an ingredient) by mixing or blending.
BLEND IN, verb. (intransitive) (often followed by "with") To fit unnoticed into a surrounding.

Dictionary definition

BLEND, noun. An occurrence of thorough mixing.
BLEND, noun. 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".
BLEND, noun. The act of blending components together thoroughly.
BLEND, verb. Combine into one; "blend the nuts and raisins together"; "he blends in with the crowd"; "We don't intermingle much".
BLEND, verb. Blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs".
BLEND, verb. Mix together different elements; "The colors blend well".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope