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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [weld]
    • /wɛld/
    • /weld/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weld]
    • /wɛld/

Definitions of weld word

  • verb with object weld to unite or fuse (as pieces of metal) by hammering, compressing, or the like, especially after rendering soft or pasty by heat, and sometimes with the addition of fusible material like or unlike the pieces to be united. 1
  • verb with object weld to bring into complete union, harmony, agreement, etc. 1
  • verb without object weld to undergo welding; be capable of being welded: a metal that welds easily. 1
  • noun weld Theodore Dwight, 1803–95, U.S. abolitionist leader. 1
  • noun weld Join together (metal pieces or parts ) by heating the surfaces to the point of melting using a blowtorch, electric arc, or other means, and uniting them by pressing, hammering, etc. 1
  • transitive verb weld metal 1

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Origin of weld

First appearance:

before 1590
One of the 37% oldest English words
1590-1600; variant of well2 in obsolete sense “to boil, weld”

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Parts of speech for Weld


weld popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

weld usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for weld

noun weld

  • repair — to restore to a good or sound condition after decay or damage; mend: to repair a motor.
  • join — to bring in contact, connect, or bring or put together: to join hands; to join pages with a staple.
  • link — a torch, especially of tow and pitch.
  • joint — the place at which two things, or separate parts of one thing, are joined or united, either rigidly or in such a way as to permit motion; juncture.
  • bond — A bond between people is a strong feeling of friendship, love, or shared beliefs and experiences that unites them.

verb weld

  • fuse — Electricity. a protective device, used in an electric circuit, containing a conductor that melts under heat produced by an excess current, thereby opening the circuit. Compare circuit breaker.
  • solder — any of various alloys fused and applied to the joint between metal objects to unite them without heating the objects to the melting point.
  • connect — If something or someone connects one thing to another, or if one thing connects to another, the two things are joined together.
  • bind — If something binds people together, it makes them feel as if they are all part of the same group or have something in common.
  • braze — to decorate with, make like, or make of brass

Antonyms for weld

verb weld

  • separate — to keep apart or divide, as by an intervening barrier or space: to separate two fields by a fence.
  • disconnect — SCSI reconnect
  • divide — to separate into parts, groups, sections, etc.
  • unfasten — to release from or as from fastenings; detach.
  • unfix — to render no longer fixed; unfasten; detach; loosen; free.

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