- melt into [phrasal verb]melt into (something) : to become difficult or impossible to see by changing into or becoming combined with (something else)
The colors in the painting melt into one another.
Her frown melted into a smile.
She melted into [=disappeared into] the crowd.
He seemed to melt into thin air. [=he seemed to disappear]• • •Main Entry: ↑melt
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melt into — phr verb Melt into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑background … Collocations dictionary
melt into — change or merge imperceptibly into (another form or state). → melt … English new terms dictionary
melt into — verb To disappear into … Wiktionary
melt into something — ˈmelt into sth derived to gradually become part of sth and therefore become difficult to see • Once the introductions had been made, she melted into the background. Main entry: ↑meltderived … Useful english dictionary
melt into one — index consolidate (unite), merge Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
melt — [melt] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(become liquid)¦ 2¦(disappear)¦ 3¦(become less angry)¦ 4 melt in your mouth 5 melt into somebody s arms/embrace Phrasal verbs melt away melt something<=>down melt into something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin … Dictionary of contemporary English
melt — [ melt ] verb ** ▸ 1 become liquid ▸ 2 disappear ▸ 3 become kinder ▸ 4 gradually combine ▸ 5 relax against ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) transitive to change a solid substance into a liquid: Melt the butter in a small saucepan. a ) intransitive to be changed… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
melt */*/ — UK [melt] / US verb Word forms melt : present tense I/you/we/they melt he/she/it melts present participle melting past tense melted past participle melted 1) a) [transitive] to change a solid substance into a liquid Melt the butter in a small… … English dictionary
melt — [[t]me̱lt[/t]] melts, melting, melted 1) V ERG When a solid substance melts or when you melt it, it changes to a liquid, usually because it has been heated. The snow had melted, but the lake was still frozen solid... [V n] Meanwhile, melt the… … English dictionary
melt — verb 1 (I, T) if something solid melts or if heat melts it, it becomes liquid: The snow was melting in the early morning sun. | melt sth: Melt the butter and mix it with the eggs. compare freeze 1 (1), thaw 1 (1) 2 also melt away (I) to gradually … Longman dictionary of contemporary English