Textual thesaurus for "melt"

(noun) thaw, 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

(verb) evaporate, disappear

become less intense and fade away gradually

her resistance melted under his charm; her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance

(verb) fade

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

(verb) mellow, mellow out

become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial

With age, he mellowed

(verb) thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, dethaw, dissolve

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

(verb) meld

lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually

Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene

(verb) melt down, run

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