blot

Primary Meanings of blot

1.
nv
a blemish made by dirt
make a spot or mark onto
2.
v
dry (ink) with blotting paper
Full Definitions of blot
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n a blemish made by dirt

Synonyms:
daub, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, spot
Types:
blotch, splodge, splotch
an irregularly shaped spot
fingermark, fingerprint
a smudge made by a (dirty) finger
inkblot
a blot made with ink
Type of:
blemish, defect, mar
a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

n an act that brings discredit to the person who does it

“he made a huge blot on his copybook”
Synonyms:
smear, smirch, spot, stain
Type of:
error, fault, mistake
a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

v make a spot or mark onto

Synonyms:
blob, fleck, spot
stain
produce or leave stains
Types:
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splotch
blotch or spot
defile, maculate, stain, sully, tarnish
make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
bespeckle, speckle
mark with small spots
bespatter, spatter
spot, splash, or soil
darken
tarnish or stain
Type of:
change surface
undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
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v dry (ink) with blotting paper

Type of:
absorb, draw, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck, suck up, take in, take up
take in, also metaphorically

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