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English noun: meld

1. meld (act) a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank


Synonymsbasket rummy, canasta


Broader (hypernym)rum, rummy


Narrower (hyponym)bolivia, samba


English verb: meld

1. meld (communication) announce for a score; of cards in a card game


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)announce, denote

2. meld (change) lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually


SamplesHundreds of actors were melting into the scene.


Synonymsmelt


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)blend, coalesce, combine, commingle, conflate, flux, fuse, immix, meld, merge, mix

3. meld (change) mix together different elements


SamplesThe colors blend well.


Synonymsblend, coalesce, combine, commingle, conflate, flux, fuse, immix, merge, mix


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)change integrity


Narrower (hyponym)absorb, accrete, admix, alloy, blend in, conjugate, gauge, meld, melt, mix in, syncretise, syncretize









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