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coalesce

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of coalesce

  1. 1 to come together to form a single unit <several small townships have coalesced into a single metropolis> Synonyms associate, unite, combine, conjoin, conjugate, connect, couple, fuse, interfuse, join, link (up), marry, unifyRelated Words mate, yoke; ally, confederate, league; chain, compound, hitch, hook, splice; assemble, cluster, congregate, constellate, convene, gather, meet; recombine, reconnect, rejoin, reunify, reuniteNear Antonyms detach, disaffiliate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, fractionate, isolate, resolve, uncouple, unyoke; disband, disperse, scatterAntonyms break up, dissever, part, section, separate, sever, split, sunder, unlink

  2. 2 to form or enter into an association that furthers the interests of its members <the historic preservation movement gained momentum when the two groups coalesced> Synonyms associate, band (together), club, ally, cohere, confederate, conjoin, cooperate, federate, league, uniteRelated Words cabal, collaborate, gang up, hang together, team (up); incorporate, organize, unionize; affiliate; amalgamate, combine, conglomerate, consolidate, converge, group, join, merge; knot, link, tie, wedNear Antonyms detach, disengage, dissolve, disunite, divorce, part, segregate, separate, sever, split, sunder; alienate, estrange, fall outAntonyms break up, disband





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