Merge meaning

mûrj
To join together; unite; combine.
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To combine or unite into a single entity.

Merging two sets of data; merging two hospitals.

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To become combined or united.
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To lose or cause to lose identity by being absorbed, swallowed up, or combined.
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To combine two separate sets of data into one set. The resulting data may be in their original order or resequenced by key field or some other attribute of the data. See merge sort and merge purge. See also mail merge and concatenate.
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To combine into a whole.

Headquarters merged the operations of the three divisions.

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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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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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Origin of merge

  • Latin mergere to plunge
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin mergere.
    From Wiktionary