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melted verb

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  • Unaccusative verb — In linguistics, an unaccusative verb is an intransitive verb whose (syntactic) subject is not a (semantic) agent; that is, it does not actively initiate, or is not actively responsible for, the action of the verb. Unaccusative verbs thus contrast …   Wikipedia

  • Auxiliary verb — In linguistics, an auxiliary verb is a verb that gives further semantic or syntactic information about a main or full verb. In English, the extra meaning provided by an auxiliary verb alters the basic meaning of the main verb to make it have one… …   Wikipedia

  • Ambitransitive verb — An ambitransitive verb is a verb that can be used both as intransitive or as transitive without requiring a morphological change. That is, the same verb form may or may not require a direct object. English has a large number of ambitransitive… …   Wikipedia

  • melt down — verb 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 • Syn: ↑melt, ↑run • Derivationally related forms: ↑meltable ( …   Useful 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

  • dethaw — verb 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 • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • unthaw — verb become or cause to become soft or liquid (Freq. 1) 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • melt — verb 1》 make or become liquefied by heating.     ↘(melt something down) melt a metal article so as to reuse the raw material.     ↘dissolve in liquid. 2》 (often melt away) disappear or disperse.     ↘(melt into) change or merge imperceptibly into …   English new terms dictionary

  • melt — verb 1) the snow was beginning to melt Syn: thaw, liquefy, defrost, soften, dissolve, deliquesce 2) his smile melted her heart Syn: soften, disarm, touch, affect, move 3) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • youthen — verb a) To make younger. It youthened her, melted the stark, hungry grip about her mouth. b) To become younger. Mr. Wilson can hardly be unaware that once a writer chooses to youthen or resurrect a word, it lives again …   Wiktionary

  • melt away — verb To fade or wane It came at last. The sky lightened, the mist melted away, and then a long, low, far off streak of pale yellow light floated on the eastern horizon …   Wiktionary

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