Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun alloy

2 senses of alloy

Sense 1
alloy, metal -- (a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper")
       => mixture -- ((chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding))

Sense 2
admixture, alloy -- (the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something)
       => impurity, impureness -- (the condition of being impure)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb alloy

2 senses of alloy

Sense 1
debase, alloy -- (lower in value by increasing the base-metal content)
       => devalue -- (lower the value or quality of; "The tear devalues the painting")

Sense 2
alloy -- (make an alloy of)
       => blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge -- (mix together different elements; "The colors blend well")

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