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Definition of 'blend'


  1. an occurrence of thorough mixing
  2. 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"
       Synonyms: portmanteau word portmanteau
  3. the act of blending components together thoroughly
       Synonyms: blending


  1. combine into one; "blend the nuts and raisins together"; "he blends in with the crowd"; "We don't intermingle much"
       Synonyms: intermix immingle intermingle
  2. blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs"
       Synonyms: go blend in
  3. mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
       Synonyms: flux mix conflate commingle immix fuse coalesce meld combine merge

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