Syncretize definition

sĭngkrĭ-tīz, sĭn-
To reconcile and unite (differing religious beliefs, for example), especially with partial success or a heterogeneous result.
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To combine differing elements or beliefs, especially with partial success or a heterogeneous result.
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To join together in a syncretic way.
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To combine different elements, or to unite or reconcile different beliefs.
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(linguistics) To merge different inflexional forms.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of syncretize - syncretise

Origin of syncretize

  • Greek sunkrētizein to unite against a common enemy syncretism

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