Definition of “blend” - English Dictionary

“blend” in British English

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blendnoun [ C ]

uk /blend/ us /blend/

C2 a mixture of different things or styles:

a rich blend of the finest coffee beans
Their music is a blend of jazz and African rhythms.

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  • The building's design is an interesting blend of traditionalism and modernism.
  • The label says that it's a blend of fine Scottish malt whiskies.
  • Is this made of pure wool or a wool blend of some sort?
  • This body lotion contains a soothing blend of camomile and lemongrass.
  • Her new album is a refreshing blend of contemporary and traditional songs.

blendverb [ I or T ]

uk /blend/ us /blend/

to mix or combine together:

Blend the ingredients into a smooth paste.
The carpet blends well with the colour of the walls.

More examples

  • The building's design is an interesting blend of traditionalism and modernism.
  • The label says that it's a blend of fine Scottish malt whiskies.
  • Is this made of pure wool or a wool blend of some sort?
  • This body lotion contains a soothing blend of camomile and lemongrass.
  • Her new album is a refreshing blend of contemporary and traditional songs.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definition of “blend” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“blend” in American English

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blendverb [ I/T ]

us /blend/

to mix together or combine:

[ I ] The president’s daughter hopes to blend in with the other students.
blend
noun [ C ] us /blend/

His books are a blend of journalism and history.

(Definition of “blend” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)