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Synonyms for blot
blɒt

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blot

    Whatever mars the beauty or completeness of an object is a blemish, whether original, as squinting eyes, or the result of accident or disease, etc., as the pits of smallpox. A blemish is superficial; a flaw or taint is in structure or substance. In the moral sense, we speak of a blot or stain upon reputation; a flaw or taint in character. A defect is the want or lack of something; fault, primarily a failing, is something that fails of an apparent intent or disappoints a natural expectation; thus a sudden dislocation or displacement of geological strata is called a fault. Figuratively, a blemish comes from one's own ill-doing; a brand or stigma is inflicted by others; as, the brand of infamy.

    Synonyms:
    blemish, blur, brand, crack, daub, defacement, defect, deformity, dent, disfigurement, disgrace, dishonor, fault, flaw, imperfection, injury, reproach, smirch, soil, speck, spot, stain, stigma, taint, tarnish

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blotverb

    Synonyms:
    obscure, tarnish, spoil, sully, spot, discolor, pollute, obliterate, erase, blur, stain, blotch, smear, smutch

    Antonyms:
    elucidate, clear, absterge, perpetuate, cleanse, manifest, conserve

  2. blot

    Synonyms:
    erase, efface, cancel, expunge, wipe out, obliterate, destroy

    Antonyms:
    restore, replace

Princeton's WordNet

  1. smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slurnoun

    a blemish made by dirt

    "he had a smudge on his cheek"

    Synonyms:
    smudge, bit, patch, dapple, office, speckle, pip, touch, cytosmear, place, smear, aspersion, daub, fleck, cytologic smear, maculation, slur, post, stain, malignment, position, smirch, vilification, billet, spotlight, spot, point, situation, berth, topographic point

  2. blot, smear, smirch, spot, stainverb

    an act that brings discredit to the person who does it

    "he made a huge blot on his copybook"

    Synonyms:
    vilification, billet, berth, place, spot, mark, grunge, touch, dapple, discolouration, post, grease, spotlight, topographic point, point, bit, brand, position, smear, cytosmear, grime, stigma, fleck, slur, dirt, maculation, daub, speckle, malignment, smudge, filth, discoloration, smirch, situation, office, stain, soil, pip, cytologic smear, patch

  3. blotverb

    dry (ink) with blotting paper

    Synonyms:
    spot, fleck, blob

  4. spot, fleck, blob, blotverb

    make a spot or mark onto

    "The wine spotted the tablecloth"

    Synonyms:
    blemish, recognise, tell apart, fleck, spot, distinguish, descry, espy, spy, blob, pick out, recognize, discern, make out

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blotverb

    Synonyms:
    efface, obliterate, erase, cancel, expunge, rub out, blot out, scratch out, strike out

  2. blotverb

    Synonyms:
    spot, stain, blur, disfigure

  3. blotverb

    Synonyms:
    tarnish, sully, disgrace

  4. blotnoun

    Synonyms:
    obliteration, erasure, blotting

  5. blotnoun

    Synonyms:
    blur, spot, stain, blemish

  6. blotnoun

    Synonyms:
    disgrace, cause of reproach

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blotnoun

    Synonyms:
    stain, blemish, smutch, smooch, reproach, erasure, obliteration

  2. blotverb

    Synonyms:
    stain, spot, blur, blemish, sully, disgrace, tarnish, dishonor, efface, erase, delete, obliterate, expunge, obscure, eclipse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "blot":

    stain, blemish, disgrace, spot, slick

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How to use blot in a sentence?

  1. H Hahn Blavatsky:

    Live neither in the present nor the future, but in the eternal. The giant weed (of evil) cannot flower there this blot upon existence is wiped out by the very atmosphere of eternal thought.

  2. Alan B. Watts:

    But my dear man, reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know.

  3. Giuseppe Mazzini:

    Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority you have none.

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Translations for blot

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  • попивам, гол, зацапвам, позор, петно, заличавам, опетнявам, безчестиеBulgarian
  • Klecks, Fleck, ablöschenGerman
  • makuloEsperanto
  • emborronar, mancharSpanish
  • tahra, imeytyä, imeä, tahrata, piilotella, imaistaFinnish
  • tacher, tache, souillureFrench
  • makuloIdo
  • macchia, macchiareItalian
  • уят, төгүлгөн сыя, такKyrgyz
  • vlek, schandvlekDutch
  • pătaRomanian
  • пятно, клякса, позорRussian
  • плямаUkrainian
  • 污点Chinese

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