Merge definition

mûrj
To join together; unite; combine.
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To lose or cause to lose identity by being absorbed, swallowed up, or combined.
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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.

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To combine or unite into a single entity.

Merging two sets of data; merging two hospitals.

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(intransitive) To combine into a whole.

The two companies merged.

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To blend gradually into something else.

The lanes of traffic merged.

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A joining together of two flows.

There are often accidents at that traffic merge.

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To become combined or united.
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To combine into a whole.

Headquarters merged the operations of the three divisions.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
merge
Plural:
merges

Origin of merge

  • Latin mergere to plunge

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin mergere.

    From Wiktionary