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Definitions of blot

  1. To spot; stain; disgrace; sully. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To dry with blotting - paper. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To impair; to damage; to mar; to soil. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To stain with infamy; to disgrace. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To obscure; to eclipse; to shadow. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To dry, as writing, with blotting paper. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To obliterate, as writing with ink; to cancel; to efface; - generally with out; as, to blot out a word or a sentence. Often figuratively; as, to blot out offenses. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To spot or stain; to disfigure; to dishonor; to stain with disgrace; to cancel; usually with out; to destroy utterly; as, Sodom was utterly blotted out; to dry (ink) with absorbent, or blotting, paper; to darken or hide. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To spot or stain: to obliterate or destroy: to disgrace:-pr.p. blotting; pa.p. blotted. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. To stain; to disgrace; to obliterate. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. To take a blot; as, this paper blots easily. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To make a blot or blots. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. dry (ink) with blotting paper Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. To spot or stain; to stain with infamy; to obliterate or efface; to dry with blotting-paper. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To spot or stain with ink or any other colouring matter; to destroy; to efface; to defame. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Blotting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. A spot or stain, as of ink on paper; a blur. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. An obliteration of something written or printed; an erasure. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. A spot on reputation; a stain; a disgrace; a reproach; a blemish. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. An exposure of a single man to be taken up. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A single man left on a point, exposed to be taken up. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. A weak point; a failing; an exposed point or mark. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. A spot or stain; a wiping out or erasure; a spot on the reputation; disgrace. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  26. A spot or stain: an obliteration, as of something written: a stain in reputation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  27. A spot or stain; disgrace. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  28. A spot or stain; reproach; blemish. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. A spot or stain; an obliteration of something written; a spot in reputation; a disgrace. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. A spot or stain; a blemish. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  31. Blotted. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for blot

  1. The blot of shadow cast by the huge sail was very narrow. – The Corner House Girls on Palm Island by Grace Brooks Hill Thelma Gooch
  2. You're not on the paper the only blot – Grimm Tales Made Gay by Guy Wetmore Carryl
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