Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary




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

Learn More about melt

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up melt? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to permeate or influence as if by dyeing

Get Word of the Day daily email!