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Dictionary definition for: Blend

1. (n) an occurrence of thorough mixing

2. (v) combine into one; "blend the nuts and raisins together" "he blends in with the crowd" "We don''t intermingle much"

3. (n) 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"

4. (v) blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in your dish" "This sofa won''t go with the chairs"

5. (n) the act of blending components together thoroughly

6. (v) mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"

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