Synonyms for melt

Synonyms for (noun) melt

Synonyms: thaw, thawing, melt, melting

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

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

Similar words: heating, warming

Definition: the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature

Similar words: phase change, phase transition, physical change, state change

Definition: a change from one state (solid or liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition

Synonyms for (verb) melt

Synonyms: melt, evaporate, disappear

Definition: become less intense and fade away gradually

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

Similar words: weaken

Definition: become weaker

Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days

Synonyms: fade, melt

Definition: become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly

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

Similar words: weaken

Definition: become weaker

Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days

Synonyms: mellow, mellow out, melt

Definition: become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial

Usage: With age, he mellowed

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, dissolve, melt

Definition: become or cause to become soft or liquid

Usage: 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

Similar words: liquefy, liquify, flux

Definition: become liquid or fluid when heated

Usage: the frozen fat liquefied

Synonyms: meld, melt

Definition: lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually

Usage: Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene

Similar words: conflate, mix, meld, merge, immix, fuse, flux, coalesce, combine, commingle, blend

Definition: mix together different elements

Usage: The colors blend well

Synonyms: melt, melt down, run

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

Usage: melt butter; melt down gold; The wax melted in the sun

Similar words: break up, resolve, dissolve

Definition: cause to go into a solution

Usage: The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water

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