To make blind actually or figuratively to dazzle to deceive
- an extensive blend of something with another as shade tint an such like into another so that it can not be known where one ends or perhaps the other starts
- To socialize to mix to unite intimately to pass through or shade insensibly into both as colors
- To mix or socialize collectively esp to socialize combine or connect so that the split things combined or the type of demarcation can't be distinguished Hence To confuse to confound
- combination or harmonize
- combine into one
- combine collectively different elements
- an occurrence of thorough blending
- a new word created by joining two other people and combining their particular definitions
- the work of mixing components together completely
- To mix or socialize together; esp. to socialize, combine, or associate so the split things mixed, or the distinct demarcation, can't be distinguished. Therefore: To confuse; to confound.
- To pollute by blend or connection; to ruin or corrupt; to blot; to stain.
- To socialize; to mix; to unite intimately; to pass through or shade insensibly into each other, as colors.
- a comprehensive combination of something with another, as color, tint, etc., into another, such that it can not be known where one ends or others begins.
- to create blind, virtually or figuratively; to dazzle; to deceive.
c.1300, blenden, "to combine, mingle, stir up a liquid," in northern article authors, from or akin to rare Old English blandan "to mix," blondan (Mercian) or Old Norse blanda "to mix," or a variety of both; from Proto-Germanic *blandan "to mix," which comes via a notion of "in order to make cloudy" from a protracted Germanic form of the PIE root *bhel- (1) "to shine, flash, burn" (see bleach (v.); additionally blind (adj.)). Compare Old Saxon and Old High German blantan, Gothic blandan, center tall German blenden "to combine;" German Blendling "bastard, mongrel," and external Germanic, Lithuanian blandus "troubled, turbid, dense;" Old Church Slavonic blesti "to go astray." Figurative use from early 14c. Relevant: Blended; mixing.
- "mixture created by mixing," 1690s, from blend (v.).
To mix a couple of components thoroughly.
- To mix several components and a spoon, whisk, electric mixer, blender, or processor.
- to combine components simply until carefully combined.
(v. t.) To combine or socialize together; esp. to socialize, combine, or associate so that the individual things blended, or perhaps the line of demarcation, can not be distinguished. Thus: To confuse; to confound.
- (v. t.) To pollute by mixture or relationship; to ruin or corrupt; to blot; to stain.
- (v. i.) To mingle; to combine; to unite intimately; to pass or shade insensibly into each other, as colors.
- (letter.) A thorough blend of the one thing with another, as shade, tint, etc., into another, such that it can not be understood where one ends and/or other begins.
- (a.) In order to make blind, literally or figuratively; to dazzle; to deceive.
A blend of the Shire and Clydesdale strains of the British rough-legged draught horse (virtually sections of the same breed) is a better animal than either of the parents.