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Definition of 'blur'


  1. a hazy or indistinct representation; "it happened so fast it was just a blur"; "he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz"
       Synonyms: fuzz


  1. become glassy; lose clear vision; "Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep"
       Synonyms: film over glaze over
  2. to make less distinct or clear; "The haze blurs the hills"
       Antonyms: focus
  3. make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"
       Synonyms: confuse obscure obnubilate
  4. make a smudge on; soil by smudging
       Synonyms: smear smudge smutch
  5. make dim or indistinct; "The drug blurs my vision"
       Synonyms: blear
       Antonyms: focus focalize focalise sharpen
  6. become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
       Synonyms: dim slur
       Antonyms: focus focalize focalise

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