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

2 senses of blot

Sense 1
smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur -- (a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek")
       => blemish, defect, mar -- (a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish")

Sense 2
blot, smear, smirch, spot, stain -- (an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook")
       => mistake, error, fault -- (a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults")

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

2 senses of blot

Sense 1
blot -- (dry (ink) with blotting paper)
       => absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up -- (take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words")

Sense 2
spot, fleck, blob, blot -- (make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth")
       => change surface -- (undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface)

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