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1. melt

verb. ['ˈmɛlt'] reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating.

Synonyms

  • try
  • melt down
  • run
  • resolve
  • dissolve
  • render
  • fuse
  • bleed

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • unearned run
  • earned run
  • exempt

Etymology

  • meltan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Melt

  • vanpelt
  • svelte
  • dwelt
  • welte
  • welt
  • velte
  • pelt
  • knelt
  • helt
  • heldt
  • felt
  • feldt
  • dealt
  • celt
  • belt

Sentences with melt


1. Verb, past participle
Stir the beeswax and Vaseline gently with a metal spoon as they slowly melt together.

2. Verb, base form
This causes the butter in the cookies to quickly melt in the oven and spread out the cookies.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Always melt cheese in a double boiler to eliminate the possibility for burning it.

4. Verb, past tense
Cookies spread when they melt quickly in the oven.

Quotes about melt


1. Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.
- Saint Teresa of Avila

2. For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.
- Kahlil Gibran

3. Microwavable ice cream is the future. Don’t wait for love to melt all over your crotch. Scoop some Ice Cream Soup today.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. melt

verb. ['ˈmɛlt'] become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial.

Synonyms

  • mellow
  • change

Antonyms

  • segregate
  • disintegrate
  • analyze

Etymology

  • meltan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. melt

verb. ['ˈmɛlt'] become or cause to become soft or liquid.

Synonyms

  • defrost
  • liquify
  • de-ice
  • dissolve
  • unthaw
  • thaw
  • unfreeze
  • liquefy
  • dethaw
  • deliquesce
  • flux

Antonyms

  • unify
  • assemble
  • cry
  • worst

Etymology

  • meltan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. melt

verb. ['ˈmɛlt'] lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually.

Synonyms

  • immix
  • merge
  • coalesce
  • meld
  • fuse
  • mix
  • combine
  • conflate
  • blend
  • flux

Antonyms

  • best
  • refrain
  • abstain
  • ebb

Etymology

  • meltan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. melt

noun. ['ˈmɛlt'] the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid.

Synonyms

  • warming
  • phase transition
  • thawing
  • thaw
  • melting
  • state change
  • physical change
  • phase change

Antonyms

  • integrate
  • block
  • recall
  • freeze

Etymology

  • meltan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. melt

verb. ['ˈmɛlt'] become less intense and fade away gradually.

Synonyms

  • weaken
  • disappear

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • disunify
  • cool

Etymology

  • meltan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. melt

verb. ['ˈmɛlt'] become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly.

Synonyms

  • weaken

Antonyms

  • defuse
  • take away

Etymology

  • meltan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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