blend

[ blend ]
/ blɛnd /

verb (used with object), blend·ed or blent, blend·ing.

verb (used without object), blend·ed or blent, blend·ing.

noun

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Origin of blend

1250–1300; Middle English blenden, Old English blendan to mix, for blandan; cognate with Old Norse blanda, Old High German blantan to mix

SYNONYMS FOR blend

1 compound. See mix.
1, 5 mingle, commingle, combine, amalgamate, unite.
5 coalesce.
8, 9 combination, amalgamation.

OTHER WORDS FROM blend

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British Dictionary definitions for blending

blend
/ (blɛnd) /

verb

to mix or mingle (components) together thoroughly
(tr) to mix (different grades or varieties of tea, whisky, tobacco, etc) to produce a particular flavour, consistency, etc
(intr) to look good together; harmonize
(intr) (esp of colours) to shade imperceptibly into each other

noun

Word Origin for blend

Old English blandan; related to blendan to deceive, Old Norse blanda, Old High German blantan
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