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melt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of melt

  1. 1 to cease to be visible <the fog soon melted away with the rising of the sun> Synonyms dematerialize, dissolve, evanesce, evaporate, fade, flee, fly, go (away), disappear, sink, vanishRelated Words blank (out), clear, die (away or down or out), disperse, dissipate, dissolve, dry up; blur, dimNear Antonyms arrive, break out, come out, emerge, issue, loom, show upAntonyms appear, materialize

  2. 2 to go from a solid to a liquid state <a forgotten carton of ice cream was melting away on the counter> Synonyms deliquesce, flux, fuse, liquefy, run, thawRelated Words found, gutter, smelt, try; dissolve, render; soften, thinNear Antonyms clot, coagulate, congeal, gel, jell, jelly, thickenAntonyms harden, set, solidify




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