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British English: /mɛlt/
American English: /mɛlt/

Translation of melt in French:


  • 2 (American English) (Culinary)
    sandwich (m) recouvert de fromage fondu

transitive verb

  • 1 [literal]
    (heat, sun, person)
    faire fondre (snow, metal, plastic, butter, chocolate)
  • 2 [figurative]
    (pity, plea, person)
    attendrir (heart, person)

intransitive verb

  • 1 [literal]
    (snow, ice, butter, metal, plastic, chocolate)
    fondre (at à)
    to melt in the sun/in your mouth
    fondre au soleil/dans la bouche
    I'm melting!
    je suis en nage!
  • 2 [figurative] (soften)
    (heart, person)
    fondre (with de)
  • 3 (merge) to melt into the crowd/background/forest
    se fondre dans la foule/le fond/la forêt
    to melt into somebody's arms
    fondre dans les bras de quelqu'un

Phrasal verbs

melt away

1.1 [literal]
(snow, ice)
fondre complètement
1.2 [figurative] (disappear)
(fear, confidence, distrust)
se dissiper
(crowd, people)
se disperser

melt down

melt down [something], melt [something] down
fondre (metal, wax, object) (into en)
Definition of melt in:
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