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MERGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does merge mean? 

MERGE (verb)
  The verb MERGE has 3 senses:

1. become one
2. mix together different elements
3. join or combine

  Familiarity information: MERGE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


MERGE (verb)


Sense 1merge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Become one

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

merge; unify; unite

Context examples:

Germany unified officially in 1990 / Will the two Koreas unify?

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

integrate (become one; become integrated)

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

coalesce (fuse or cause to grow together)

federalise; federalize; federate (enter into a league for a common purpose)

converge (come together so as to form a single product)

syncretise; syncretize (unite (beliefs or conflicting principles))

consubstantiate (become united in substance)

consolidate (unite into one)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


Sense 2merge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mix together different elements

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

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

Context example:

The colors blend well

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

change integrity (change in physical make-up)

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

alloy (make an alloy of)

admix (mix or blend)

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

accrete (grow together (of plants and organs))

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

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

absorb (cause to become one with)

gauge (mix in specific proportions)

syncretise; syncretize (become fused)

Sentence frames:

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


Sense 3merge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Join or combine

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

merge; unify; unite

Context example:

We merged our resources

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

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

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

consolidate (bring together into a single whole or system)

weld (unite closely or intimately)

consubstantiate (unite in one common substance)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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