Definition of merge
- merged the two companies
- individuality and uniqueness are merged and blurred
- —Norman Kelman
- The two banks merged.
- merging traffic
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.
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First Known Use: 1636See Words from the same year
: 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
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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