merge


merge
verb
1 (I, T) to combine or join together to form one thing
(+ with): Rover is to merge with BMW, the German car manufacturer. | merge sth: The company plans to merge its subsidiaries in the US. (+ together): The sounds of the wind and the water merged together.
2 merge into sth to seem to disappear into something and become part of it: As night fell, their outlines merged into the landscape.
3 merge into the background BrE informal to behave very quietly in social situations, so that people do not notice you

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • merge — MÉRGE, merg, vb. III. intranz. I. 1. A se mişca deplasându se dintr un loc în altul; a se deplasa, a umbla. ♦ (Despre nave sau alte obiecte plutitoare) A pluti. ♦ (Despre păsări, avioane etc.) A zbura. ♦ (fam.; despre mâncăruri şi băuturi) A… …   Dicționar Român

  • merge — [mɜːdʒ ǁ mɜːrdʒ] verb [intransitive, transitive] 1. if two or more companies, organizations etc merge, or if they are merged, they join together: • The companies will merge their cellular phone operations, forming one of the nation s largest… …   Financial and business terms

  • merge — [ mɜrdʒ ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive if two organizations merge, or you merge them, they combine to form one bigger organization: Two of Indonesia s top banks are planning to merge. merge something with something: He has plans to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • merge — [mə:dʒ US mə:rdʒ] v [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: mergere to dive ] 1.) [I and T] to combine, or to join things together to form one thing merge with ▪ The bank announced that it was to merge with another of the high street banks. ▪ The… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • merge — / mərj/ vb merged, merg·ing vt 1: to cause to unite, combine, or coalesce merge one corporation with another 2: to cause to be incorporated and superseded one effect of a judgment is to merge therein the cause of action on which the action is… …   Law dictionary

  • merge — (m[ e]rj), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Merged} (m[ e]rjd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Merging} (m[ e]r j[i^]ng).] [L. mergere, mersum. Cf. {Emerge}, {Immerse}, {Marrow}.] To cause to be swallowed up; to immerse; to sink; to absorb. [1913 Webster] To merge all… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Merge — Merge, v. i. To be sunk, swallowed up, or lost. [1913 Webster] Native irresolution had merged in stronger motives. I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • merge in — index desegregate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • merge — (v.) 1630s, to plunge or sink in, from L. mergere to dip, dip in, immerse, plunge, probably rhotacized from *mezgo, from PIE *mezg to dip, plunge (Cf. Skt. majjati dives under, Lith. mazgoju to wash ). Legal sense of absorb an estate, contract,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • merge — blend, fuse, coalesce, amalgamate, commingle, mingle, *mix Analogous words: consolidate, concentrate, *compact, unify: *unite, combine, conjoin: *integrate, concatenate, articulate …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • merge — [v] bring or come together absorb, amalgamate, assimilate, become lost in, become partners, be swallowed up*, blend, cement, centralize, coalesce, combine, come aboard*, compound, conglomerate, consolidate, converge, deal one in, fuse, hitch on* …   New thesaurus


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.