blend (

     n 1: an occurrence of thorough mixing
     2: a word formed by joining two others (e.g., `smog' is a blend
        of `smoke' and `fog') [syn: portmanteau word, portmanteau]
     3: the act of blending components together thoroughly [syn: blending]
     v 1: combine into one; "blend the nuts and raisins together"; "he
          blends in with the crowd"; "We don't intermingle much"
          [syn: intermix, immingle, intermingle]
     2: blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in
        your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs" [syn: go,
         blend in]
     3: mix together different elements; "The colors blend well";
        "fuse the clutter of detail into a rich narrative"--A.
        Schlesinger [syn: flux, mix, conflate, commingle,
        immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge]