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 for blend
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blend \Blend\, v. i.
     To mingle; to mix; to unite intimately; to pass or shade
     insensibly into each other, as colors.
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           There is a tone of solemn and sacred feeling that
           blends with our conviviality.            --Irving.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blend \Blend\, n.
     A thorough mixture of one thing with another, as color, tint,
     etc., into another, so that it cannot be known where one ends
     or the other begins.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blend \Blend\, v. t. [AS. blendan, from blind blind. See
     Blind, a.]
     To make blind, literally or figuratively; to dazzle; to
     deceive. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blend \Blend\ (bl[e^]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blended or
     Blent (bl[e^]nt); p. pr. & vb. n. Blending.] [OE.
     blenden, blanden, AS. blandan to blend, mix; akin to Goth.
     blandan to mix, Icel. blanda, Sw. blanda, Dan. blande, OHG.
     blantan to mis; to unknown origin.]
     1. To mix or mingle together; esp. to mingle, combine, or
        associate so that the separate things mixed, or the line
        of demarcation, can not be distinguished. Hence: To
        confuse; to confound.
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              Blending the grand, the beautiful, the gay.
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     2. To pollute by mixture or association; to spoil or corrupt;
        to blot; to stain. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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     Syn: To commingle; combine; fuse; merge; amalgamate;
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an occurrence of thorough mixing
      2: a new word formed by joining two others and combining their
         meanings; "`smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'"; "`motel'
         is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'";
         "`brunch' is a well-known portmanteau" [syn: blend,
         portmanteau word, portmanteau]
      3: the act of blending components together thoroughly [syn:
         blend, blending]
      v 1: combine into one; "blend the nuts and raisins together";
           "he blends in with the crowd"; "We don't intermingle much"
           [syn: blend, intermix, immingle, intermingle]
      2: blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in
         your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs" [syn:
         blend, go, blend in]
      3: mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
         [syn: blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle,
         immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  169 Moby Thesaurus words for "blend":
     Anschluss, accord, add, addition, admix, admixture, affiliation,
     agglomeration, aggregation, agreement, alliance, alloy, amalgam,
     amalgamate, amalgamation, arrange, assimilate, assimilation,
     association, assonate, atone, attune, be harmonious, be in tune,
     bemingle, blending, cabal, cartel, centralization, chime, chord,
     coalesce, coalescence, coalition, combination, combine, combo,
     come together, commingle, commingling, commix, commixture, compose,
     composite, composition, compound, comprise, concoct, concoction,
     confection, confederacy, confederation, congeries, conglomerate,
     conglomeration, conjugation, conjunction, connect, consolidate,
     consolidation, conspiracy, contamination, ecumenism, embodiment,
     embody, emulsify, encompass, encompassment, enosis, ensemble,
     federalization, federation, flux, fuse, fusion, gradate, grade,
     graduate, harmonize, hash, homogenize, hookup, hybrid, hybrid word,
     hybridism, immingle, immix, immixture, include, inclusion,
     incorporate, incorporation, integrate, integration, interblend,
     interfuse, interfusion, interlace, interlard, intermingle,
     intermingling, intermix, intermixture, intertwine, interweave,
     join, jumble, junction, junta, knead, league, lump together,
     macaronic, macaronicism, magma, make one, marriage, meld, melding,
     melodize, melt into one, merge, merger, mingle, mingle-mangle,
     mingling, mix, mix up, mixture, musicalize, orchestrate, package,
     package deal, paste, portmanteau, portmanteau word,
     portmantologism, put together, reembody, roll into one, scramble,
     shade, shade into, shuffle, solidification, solidify,
     sound in tune, sound together, stir up, symphonize, synchronize,
     syncretism, syncretize, syndicate, syndication, syneresis,
     synthesis, synthesize, telescope word, throw together, tie-up,
     toss together, tune, unification, unify, union, unite, wedding,

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