Definition of melts

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • melts is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • melts is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • melts is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of melts


  • the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid (noun)

    Examples

    1. the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster

    Synonyms

    1. melting
    2. thaw
    3. thawing
  • become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly (verb)

    Examples

    1. The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk

    Synonyms

    1. fade
  • become less intense and fade away gradually (verb)

    Examples

    1. her resistance melted under his charm

    Synonyms

    1. disappear
    2. evaporate
  • become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. mellow
    2. mellow out
  • become or cause to become soft or liquid (verb)

    Examples

    1. The sun melted the ice
    2. the ice cream melted
    3. The heat melted the wax

    Synonyms

    1. dethaw
    2. dissolve
    3. thaw
    4. unfreeze
    5. unthaw
  • lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually (verb)

    Examples

    1. Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene

    Synonyms

    1. meld
  • reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating (verb)

    Examples

    1. melt butter
    2. melt down gold
    3. The wax melted in the sun

    Synonyms

    1. melt down
    2. run

See definition of melts in Merriam Webster

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