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merge

merge

 
 
pronunciation:
muhrj
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to combine or unite.
The two highways merge at this point.
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synonyms:
blend, commingle
antonyms:
separate
similar words:
amalgamate, coalesce, combine, converge, intermingle, intermix, league, meld, mingle
definition 2: to gradually blend together or be absorbed one into another so that there is a loss of individual distinctness or identity (often fol. by in or into).
The sea and sky seemed to merge on the horizon.
definition 3: to unite in a single enterprise or body, as two or more previously independent business organizations.
There was talk of the two companies merging.
similar words:
affiliate, amalgamate, band, combine, consolidate, unite
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: merged, merges, merging
definition 1: to cause to be combined or blended.
The allies merged their forces.The two departments have merged their operations.
synonyms:
blend, combine, mix
antonyms:
separate, split
similar words:
amalgamate, coalesce, consolidate, converge, fuse, hybridize, inosculate, join, knit, lump, meld, mingle, unify, unite, weld
definition 2: to unite or blend gradually with a resulting loss of individual distinctness or identity (often fol. by in or into).
similar words:
band, coalesce, fade, meld, melt, unify
Word Parts
The word merge contains the following part:
merge, mers Latin root that means dip, dive