Melt synonyms

mĕlt

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To be brought to an end; be annulled or terminated:
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To cause to become liquid, especially:
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To collect moisture in small drops from the air, as a cold water pipe.
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To combine or unite into a single entity:
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To move or run smoothly with unbroken continuity, as in the manner characteristic of a fluid.
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To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
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To reduce, convert, or melt down (fat) by heating.
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To melt or fuse (ore, etc.) so as to separate impurities from pure metal
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To disappear gradually by or as if by dispersal of particles.
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To make less harsh
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To pass out of sight, especially quickly; disappear.
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To take on a disapproving or severe appearance:
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(Intransitive) To become solid; to freeze.
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To burn superficially so as to discolor or damage the texture of.
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Alternative form of sweal (melt and waste away, or singe)
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To gain by struggle
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To cause transformation of a liquid or sol into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass.
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To branch out into numerous subdivisions that lack a main axis, as the trunk of an elm.
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To combine or mix (different substances) so that the constituent parts are indistinguishable from one another:
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To disintegrate is defined as to break apart and fall to pieces.
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To dwindle is defined as to slowly be reduced or become smaller.
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(Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
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To become warm enough for snow and ice to melt.
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Fuse is defined as to join together to form one, especially when joined by intense heat.
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To cause to enter; to thrust.
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(Idiomatic) To lose energy and become weak and feeble.
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To relent
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To relent
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(Euphemistic) To die.
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To extend between two points or in a certain direction; run:
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(Intransitive) To drop to a temperature below zero degrees celsius, where water turns to ice.
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To give way to argument, persuasion, influence, or entreaty.
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(Botany) Branching so that the stem is lost in branches, as in most deciduous trees.
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Becoming or tending to become liquid; melting.
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Given over to strong emotion; tender; aroused; emotional, tearful.
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The action of deliquescing
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The process of liquefying.
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(Medicine) To remove or destroy the function of (a body organ or tissue).
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To harden or dry (something) by subjecting to heat in or as if in an oven:
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To damage or injure by fire, heat, radiation, electricity, or a caustic agent.
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(Rare) To melt or liquefy.
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(Intransitive) To prepare (unspecified) food for eating by heating it, often by combining it with other ingredients.
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To break apart or attenuate to the point of disappearing:
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To melt; fuse.
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(Physics) To increase the heat energy of an object.
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To excrete perspiration through the pores of the skin.
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(Intransitive) To become faded; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant.
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(Mathematics) A geometric figure that has three dimensions.
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The amount of heat required to convert a solid at its melting point into a liquid without an increase in temperature. Liquids release the same amount of heat when they solidify.
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(Intransitive) To go away; to become lost.
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(Figuratively) to disappear; to escape or pass off without effect
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become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial
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To remove a control or restriction on (prices or wages, for example).
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(Nonstandard) To thaw; to unfreeze.
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(US) to combine two similar objects into one
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To melt a metal, especially so that it can be remade into something else.
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To give up resentment against or the desire to punish; stop being angry with; pardon
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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To have the power to perceive with the eyes:
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The process by which something thaws.
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To make mellow; to relax or soften.
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To thaw out, to unfreeze; to become soft (of something which had been frozen).
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Synonym Study

  • Thaw implies the reducing of a frozen substance to its normal state, usually to a liquid or a semiliquid, by raising its temperature the ice has thawed
  • Liquefy is the general term meaning to change to a liquid state and may be applied to gases as well as solids
  • Dissolve refers specifically to the reduction of a solid to a liquid by placing it in another liquid so that its particles are evenly distributed among those of the solvent to dissolve sugar in water
  • Melt implies the bringing of a substance from its solid to its liquid state, usually by heat to melt butter
Find another word for melt. In this page you can discover 72 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for melt, like: dissolve, liquefy, sweat, merge, flow, decrease, render, smelt, Also used with away: dissolve, soften and vanish.