Definition of merge
1 archaic : to plunge or engulf in something : immerse
2 : to cause to combine, unite, or coalesce (see coalesce 2) merged the two companies
3 : to blend gradually by stages that blur distinctions individuality and uniqueness are merged and blurred — Norman Kelman
1 : to become combined into one The two banks merged.
2 : to blend or come together without abrupt change merging traffic
mergenceplay \ˈmər-jən(t)s\ noun
Examples of merge in a Sentence
To save the business, the owners decided to merge it with one of their competitors.
The two banks merged to form one large institution.
Many small companies have been forced to merge.
Three lanes of traffic all merge at this point.
Day slowly merged into night.
Along the coast the mountains gradually merge with the shore.
She merged into the crowd and disappeared.
Recent Examples of merge from the Web
The Costa Mesa Sanitary District this week rejected the latest overture from the Mesa Water District to further study the concept of merging the two agencies.
The two stars spinning around one another are merging, on a path to an explosion that will result in a red nova, said Molnar and his colleagues.
Good news, too: While Alaska and Virgin America recently merged, Virgin just so happens to be one of the top 10 U.S. airlines in our 2016 Reader’s Choice awards.
The Board of Water Supply Federal Credit Union merged with Hawaiian Tel Federal Credit Union on Thursday.
CHEW ASIAN KITCHEN: This new fast-casual concept merges clever design wiht an Asian fusion menu that embraces Vietnamese, Chinese and Thai with a little bit of 'Merica (their work) thrown in.
Novo and Nordisk, which merged in 1989, were established shortly after the early-1920s discovery of insulin to extract and purify the substance from the pancreases of pigs.
The council also signed off on the $460,000 extension of a merge lane on Jones Bridge Road south of State Bridge Road, which will give drivers an additional 850 feet to merge into the single southbound lane.
Augmented reality is a way of merging the real world with virtual objects.
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Origin and Etymology of merge
Latin mergere; akin to Sanskrit majjati he dives
First Known Use: 1636
Synonym Discussion of merge
MERGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of merge for English Language Learners
: to cause (two or more things, such as two companies) to come together and become one thing : to join or unite (one thing) with another
: to become joined or united
: to change into or become part of something else in a very gradual way
MERGE Defined for Kids
Definition of merge for Students
: to be or cause to be combined or blended into a single unit The two highways merge ahead.
Legal Definition of merge
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 brought — American Jurisprudence 2d — compare bar 3b
: to become combined : undergo merger
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