English - Vietnamese Dictionary
blend /bli:p/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- thứ (thuốc lá, chè...) pha trộn
- (bất qui tắc) động từ blended/'blendid/, blent/blent/
- hợp nhau (màu sắc)
- these two colours blend well: hai màu này rất hợp nhau
+an occurrence of thorough mixing
+a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings
+the act of blending components together thoroughly
+combine into one
+blend or harmonize
+mix together different elements
Advanced English Dictionary
1 mix, mingle, combine, meld, commingle, intermingle:
The Latakia is blended with the Virginia to produce a fine smoking tobacco.
2 shade, grade, gradate, graduate, merge, coalesce, fuse, unite:
Note how the pink sky and the tinted clouds blend in this Turner painting.
3 mixture, mix, combination, mingling, meld, commingling, intermingling:
His humour is a fine blend of the sardonic with slapstick.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [VN] ~ A with B
~ A and B (together) to mix two or more substances together: Blend the flour with the milk to make a smooth paste. + Blend together the eggs, sugar and flour.
2 [V] ~ (with sth)
~ (together) to form a mixture with sth: Oil does not blend with water. + Oil and water do not blend.
3 ~ (with sth)
~ (together) to combine with sth in an attractive or effective way; to combine sth in this way: [V] The old and new buildings blend together perfectly. + [VN] Their music blends traditional and modern styles.
4 [VN] [usually passive] to produce sth by mixing different types together: blended whisky / tea
Idioms see WOODWORK
Phrasal Verbs: blend in (with sth/sb) if sth blends in, it is similar to its surroundings or matches its surroundings: Choose curtains that blend in with your decor.
blend sth<->in (in cooking) to add another substance and mix it in with the others: Beat the butter and sugar; then blend in the egg.
blend into sth to look so similar to the background that it is difficult for you to see it separately: He blended into the crowd.
1 a mixture of different types of the same thing: a blend of tea / coffee / whisky
2 [usually sing.] a pleasant or useful combination of different things: a blend of youth and experience
delightful, good, perfect, right
just the right blend of work and relaxation
| curious, special, strange, subtle, unique
a scarf with a subtle blend of colours verb
Blend all the ingredients together.
Blend the cocoa into the eggs.
Blend a little milk with two tablespoons of treacle.
2 combine well
happily, harmoniously, perfectly, well | in
The colour of the carpet doesn't blend in.
The ornamental pool blends perfectly with its surroundings.
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