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melt

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Noun melt has 1 sense
  1. thaw, melt, thawing, melting - the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid; "the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster"; "the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours"
    --1 is a kind of heating, warming; phase change, phase transition, state change, physical change
    Derived forms: verb melt2, verb melt1
Verb melt has 6 senses
  1. melt, run, melt down - reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"
    --1 is one way to dissolve, resolve, break up
    Derived forms: noun melt1, noun melting1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. dissolve, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, melt - become or cause to become soft or liquid; "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"
    --2 is one way to liquefy, flux, liquify
    Derived forms: noun melt1, noun melter1, noun melting1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. mellow, melt, mellow out - become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial; "With age, he mellowed"
    --3 is one way to change
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. melt, meld - lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually; "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"
    --4 is one way to blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. fade, melt - become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; "The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"
    --5 is one way to weaken
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  6. melt, disappear - become less intense and fade away gradually; "her resistance melted under his charm"
    --6 is one way to weaken
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
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