What does coalesce mean?

Definitions for coalesceˌkoʊ əˈlɛs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word coalesce.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge(verb)

    mix together different elements

    "The colors blend well"

  2. coalesce(verb)

    fuse or cause to grow together


  1. coalesce(Verb)

    To join into a single mass or whole.

    The droplets coalesced into a puddle.

  2. coalesce(Verb)

    To form from different pieces or elements.

    The puddle coalesced from the droplets as they ran together.

  3. coalesce(Verb)

    When two, or more, pieces of metal are bonded together (usually via welding) by liquefying the places where they are to be bonded, coalescing these liquids, and allowing the coalesced liquid to solidify. At the end of this process the two pieces of metal have become one continuous solid.

  4. Origin: From coalesco, from co- + alesco.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coalesce(noun)

    to grow together; to unite by growth into one body; as, the parts separated by a wound coalesce

  2. Coalesce(noun)

    to unite in one body or product; to combine into one body or community; as, vapors coalesce


  1. Coalesce

    Coalesce is a metalcore band from Kansas City, Missouri.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Coalesce

    kō-al-es′, v.i. to grow together or unite into one body: to associate.—adj. Coales′cent, uniting.—n. Coales′cence, union. [L. coalescĕre, co-, together, and alescĕre, to grow up.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coalesce in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coalesce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Florida Gov. Rick Scott:

    Donald Trump is clearly the will of the voters. We need to listen to them, coalesce behind him.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    The sooner we coalesce, the better we can do as a party, it’s going to happen one way or another.

  3. Daniel Garza:

    You have to have an ability to persuade, to negotiate, to coalesce people and that's where Barack Obama has failed.

  4. Bobbie Kilberg:

    He is the one candidate who can coalesce the mainstream of the Republican Party and win in the general election, you will see an indicative movement to Marco in the next week.

  5. Albert Einstein:

    After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest sceintists are always artists as well.

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