What does conflate mean?

Definitions for conflate
kənˈfleɪtcon·flate

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    mix together different elements

    "The colors blend well"

GCIDE

  1. Conflate(v. t.)

    to ignore distinctions between, by treating two or more distinguishable objects or ideas as one; to confuse.

  2. Origin: [L. conflatus, p. p. of conflare to blow together; con- + flare to blow.]

Wiktionary

  1. conflate(Verb)

    To bring things together and fuse them into a single entity.

  2. conflate(Verb)

    To mix together different elements.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conflate(verb)

    to blow together; to bring together; to collect; to fuse together; to join or weld; to consolidate

  2. Origin: [L. conflatus, p. p. of conflare to blow together; con- + flare to blow.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Conflate

    kon-flāt′, v.t. to blow together: to produce: to combine two variant readings of a text into one.—n. Conflā′tion. [L. conflatusconflāre, to blow together—con, and flāre, to blow.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conflate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conflate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of conflate in a Sentence

  1. Iain Brassington:

    There is genuine confusion about what constitutes euthanasia and it's quite tempting to conflate it with the withdrawal of treatment, what's crucial is the intention.

  2. Brian Williams:

    I made a mistake in recalling the events of 12 years ago, i want to apologize ... I would not have chosen to make this mistake. I don't know what screwed up in my mind that caused me to conflate one aircraft with another.

  3. Theaster Gates:

    I'm not trained as an architect, but I think about buildings a lot, architecture becomes a much more complex envelope, an envelope that can carry both the high and the low, the international and the very local, the rich and the poor. It's only when those things start to conflate in really beautiful ways that I think we can have a redeemed, redemptive architecture.

  4. John Cornyn:

    I think the President tends to conflate collusion and meddling, and fairly there is overwhelming evidence in meddling and no evidence in collusion, i think The ICA by and large was well done. I do think they dropped the ball with respect to crediting the Steele dossier -- I think it gave rise to a lot of rumors and gave rise to a lot of unverified information, which should not have been part of it.

  5. Tufts Republicans president George Behrakis:

    I don’t think it’s right to conflate speech with violence, that’s a tactic many people on the far left use so that they have a reason to shut down speech they don’t like. Shapiro has never advocated violence and his views shouldn’t be seen as 'dangerous.' Those who wish to challenge him should actually engage in a dialogue, instead of trying to deny us, and him by a extension, the ability to speak on campus.

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