- The definition of merge is to combine two entities so that there are no longer two distinct elements.
- When two different companies join together to become one big company, this is an example of a time when the companies merge.
- When you look off into the distance and the ocean and sky disappear into one big mass of blue, this is an example of a time when the ocean and sky appear to merge.
merge definition by Webster's New World
- to lose or cause to lose identity by being absorbed, swallowed up, or combined
- to join together; unite; combine
Origin: Classical Latin mergere, to dip, plunge, sink ; from Indo-European base an unverified form mezg-, to plunge from source Sanskrit májjati, (he) sinks under
- mergence noun
merge definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb merged merged, merg·ing, merg·es verb, transitive
- To cause to be absorbed, especially in gradual stages.
- To combine or unite: merging two sets of data.
- To blend together, especially in gradual stages.
- To become combined or united. See Synonyms at mix.
Origin: Latin mergere, to plunge.
- merˈgence noun