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Synonyms for melt
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thaw, melt, thawing, melting(verb)

    the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid

    "the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster"; "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"

    Synonyms:
    thawing, warming, thaw, melting

  2. melt, run, melt down(verb)

    reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating

    "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"

    Synonyms:
    course, unfreeze, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, disappear, range, run, evaporate, function, lead, lam, dethaw, flow, melt down, mellow out, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, die hard, bleed, carry, scarper, dissolve, go, unravel, meld, lean, play, fade, race, pass, mellow, thaw, run for, black market, be given, persist, incline, ladder, draw, hightail it, unthaw, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, guide, ply, turn tail

  3. dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt(verb)

    become or cause to become soft or liquid

    "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat"

    Synonyms:
    unthaw, melt down, unblock, unfreeze, mellow out, fade away, thaw, free, release, dethaw, dismiss, resolve, disappear, run, break up, evaporate, fade out, meld, mellow, dissolve, fade, disband

  4. mellow, melt, mellow out(verb)

    become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial

    "With age, he mellowed"

    Synonyms:
    dethaw, run, meld, fade, melt down, evaporate, thaw, dissolve, mellow, mellow out, unthaw, disappear, unfreeze

  5. melt, meld(verb)

    lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually

    "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"

    Synonyms:
    combine, conflate, run, unfreeze, blend, melt down, coalesce, fade, evaporate, thaw, merge, unthaw, mix, mellow out, dethaw, commingle, flux, disappear, dissolve, meld, mellow, fuse, immix

  6. fade, melt(verb)

    become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly

    "The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"

    Synonyms:
    evanesce, pass off, fleet, run, melt down, unfreeze, mellow out, blow over, thaw, unthaw, mellow, dethaw, disappear, dissolve, evaporate, languish, pass, wither, fade, meld

  7. melt, disappear, evaporate(verb)

    become less intense and fade away gradually

    "her resistance melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance"

    Synonyms:
    vaporize, run, unfreeze, melt down, thaw, fade, go away, evaporate, mellow out, unthaw, vanish, dethaw, disappear, dissolve, vaporise, meld, mellow

Wiktionary

  1. melt(verb)

    Synonyms:
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. melt

    Synonyms:
    dissolve, liquify, colliquate, run, flow, fuse

    Antonyms:
    consolidate, crystallize, indurate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. melt(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    liquefy (by heat), fuse

  2. melt(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    soften, make gentle, make susceptible

  3. melt(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    dissolve, become liquid

  4. melt(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be softened, be made gentle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. melt(v)

    Synonyms:
    dissolve, liquefy, thaw, fuse, soften, blend, swale, colliquate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "melt":

    melting, smelting, magma, snowmelt, source, thawing, implode, blend, subsume

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How to use melt in a sentence?

  1. Eric Rignot:

    That's just the tip of the iceberg, so to speak, as the Antarctic ice sheet continues to melt away, we expect multi-metre sea level rise from Antarctica in the coming centuries.

  2. Ted Scambos:

    Ten years ago this would have been an astonishing summer of ice melt, now it is just another season in a decade of low years.

  3. Sioux Falls resident Alana Amdahl:

    We live in South Dakota for a reason, we don't have palm trees to put Christmas lights on, we have evergreens. Of course, we need snow. It can melt after the new year.

  4. Michael Novogratz:

    The Fed making a policy error by cutting into a strong economy might lead to a quick melt-up — and that could be the end.

  5. Alexander MacLaren:

    If you would win the world, melt it, do not hammer it.

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