English dictionary



Hint: Click 'Bookmark' to add this page to your favorites.

English noun: blot

1. blot (attribute) a blemish made by dirt


SamplesHe had a smudge on his cheek.


Synonymsdaub, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, spot


Broader (hypernym)blemish, defect, mar


Narrower (hyponym)blotch, fingermark, fingerprint, inkblot, splodge, splotch

2. blot (act) an act that brings discredit to the person who does it


SamplesHe made a huge blot on his copybook.


Synonymssmear, smirch, spot, stain


Broader (hypernym)error, fault, mistake


English verb: blot

1. blot (contact) dry (ink) with blotting paper


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)absorb, draw, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck, suck up, take in, take up

2. blot (contact) make a spot or mark onto


SamplesThe wine spotted the tablecloth.


Synonymsblob, fleck, spot


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change surface


Narrower (hyponym)bespatter, bespeckle, defile, maculate, spatter, speckle, splotch, stain, sully, tarnish


Verb groupstain









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk