Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) 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"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) mellow, melt, mellow out (become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial) "With age, he mellowed"
- S: (v) melt, meld (lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually) "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) melt, disappear, evaporate (become less intense and fade away gradually) "her resistance melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance"