Share this entry

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

Translation of melt in German:

intransitive verb

transitive verb

  • 2 [figurative]
    (make tender) erweichen (Person, Herz)
    he was melted by her entreaties
    er ließ sich durch ihre Bitten erweichen

Phrasal verbs

melt away

intransitive verb
(Schnee, Eis)
[weg]schmelzen
[figurative] (dwindle away) (Nebel, Dunst, Menschenmenge)
sich auflösen
(Verdacht, Mehrheit, Furcht)
dahinschwinden [formal]

melt down

intransitive verb
transitive verb
einschmelzen (Metall, Glas) meltdown

melt into

transitive verb
übergehen in + Akk.

Definition of melt in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: