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 Dictionary entry overview: What does conflate mean? 

  The verb CONFLATE has 1 sense:

1. mix together different elements

  Familiarity information: CONFLATE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1conflate [BACK TO TOP]


Mix together different elements

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.


mix; coalesce; conflate; fuse; immix; merge; commingle; meld; flux; blend; combine

Context example:

The colors blend well

Hypernyms (to "conflate" is one way to...):

change integrity (change in physical make-up)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "conflate"):

gauge (mix in specific proportions)

absorb (cause to become one with)

meld; melt (lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually)

blend in; mix in (cause (something) to be mixed with (something else))

accrete (grow together (of plants and organs))

conjugate (unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds)

admix (mix or blend)

alloy (make an alloy of)

syncretise; syncretize (become fused)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s
Something is ----ing PP
Somebody ----s PP

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