syn·​cre·​tize ˈsiŋ-krə-ˌtīz How to pronounce syncretize (audio)
syncretized; syncretizing

transitive verb

: to attempt to unite and harmonize especially without critical examination or logical unity

Word History

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of syncretize was in 1861

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“Syncretize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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