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Dictionary Definition

merge

Verb

1 become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "Will the two Koreas unify?" [syn: unify, unite] [ant: disunify]
2 mix together different elements; "The colors blend well" [syn: blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine]
3 join or combine; "We merged our resources" [syn: unite, unify]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

From mergere.

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To combine into a whole.
  2. To be combined into a whole.
  3. To blend gradually into something else.

Derived terms

Translations

combine into a whole
  • Dutch: samenvoegen, fusioneren
be combined into a whole
  • Dutch: samenkomen, samenvloeien i liquids, fusioneren
blend gradually into something else
  • Dutch: samenvloeien i liquids, overgaan in

Noun

  1. A joining together of two flows.
    There are often accidents at that traffic merge.

Translations

joining of two flows
  • Dutch: samenvloeiing, kruising

Italian

Verb

merge

Romanian

Etymology

From mergere.

Pronunciation

  • /'mer.ʤe/

Verb

  1. to go
    merg în Bucureşti mâine
    I’m going to Bucharest tomorrow.
    merg să întâlnesc soţul surorii mele
    I’m going to meet my sister’s husband.

Conjugation

Extensive Definition

Merge, merging, or merger may mean:

In concepts

  • Merger, the combination of two or more organisations, especially corporations, into one
  • Merger doctrine in law, having different uses according to law specialty
  • Merge (linguistics), one of the basic syntactic operations in generative syntax
  • phonemic mergers, a linguistic concept whereby two sounds that were originally separate phonemes come to be pronounced exactly the same

In computer science

In buildings

  • Merge in Takapuna, a proposed mixed-use skyscraper development in North Shore City, New Zealand

In music

In industry

In medical research

  • MERGE UK charity funding biomedical research into ME/CFS

In journalism

  • MERGE An Australian bi-monthly magazine
merge in French: Merge

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accouple, accumulate, act in concert, act together, add, adhere, admix, affiliate, agglutinate, alloy, ally, alter into, amalgamate, amass, articulate, assemble, assimilate, associate, band, band together, baptize, be converted into, be in league, become, bemingle, blend, bond, bracket, bridge, bridge over, build, build up, bunch, bunch up, bury, cement, chain, change into, clap together, clinch, clot, club together, cluster, coact, coalesce, cohere, collaborate, collect, collude, combine, come round to, come together, commingle, commix, communicate, compose, compound, comprise, concatenate, concert, concoct, concord, concur, confederate, conglobulate, conglomerate, congregate, conjoin, conjugate, connect, consist of, consolidate, conspire, constitute, construct, converge, cooperate, copulate, couple, cover, crowd, date, deluge, dip, do business with, douse, drown, duck, dunk, embody, embrace, emulsify, encompass, engulf, enter into, evolve into, fabricate, fall into, federate, flock together, flow together, flux, forgather, form, fuse, gang around, gang up, gather, gather around, get heads together, get together, glue, go into, go partners, grow together, hang together, harmonize, hash, herd together, hive, hold together, homogenize, hook up, horde, huddle, identify, immerge, immerse, immingle, immix, include, incorporate, integrate, interblend, intercommunicate, interfuse, interlace, interlard, intermingle, intermix, intertwine, interweave, inundate, join, join in, join together, jumble, keep together, knead, knit, knot, lapse into, lay together, league, league together, link, lump together, make, make common cause, make one, make up, marry, marshal, mass, meet, meld, melt into, melt into one, merge in, mill, mingle, mingle-mangle, mix, mix up, mobilize, muster, open into, organize, overwhelm, pair, partner, pass into, piece together, play ball, plunge in water, pool, pull together, put heads together, put together, rally, rally around, reciprocate, reembody, rendezvous, ripen into, roll into one, run into, scramble, seethe, settle into, shade into, shift into, shuffle, sink, solder, solidify, souse, span, splice, stand together, stick together, stir up, stream, structure, submerge, submerse, surge, swarm, syncretize, syndicate, synthesize, take in, tape, team up, throng, throw in together, throw together, tie, tie in, tie up, toss together, turn into, turn to, unify, unite, unite efforts, unite in, weld, whelm, work, work together, yoke
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