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Another word for melt

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Verb
  1. To change from a solid to a liquid

    See also:

    solid

  2. To disappear gradually by or as if by dispersal of particles.

    See also:

    see

    increase

Another word for melt

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