What does merge mean?

Definitions for merge

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unify, unite, merge(verb)

    become one

    "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "the cells merge"

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

    mix together different elements

    "The colors blend well"

  3. unite, unify, merge(verb)

    join or combine

    "We merged our resources"


  1. merge(Noun)

    A joining together of two flows.

    There are often accidents at that traffic merge.

    Etymology: From mergere.

  2. merge(Verb)

    To combine into a whole.

    The two companies merged.

    Etymology: From mergere.

  3. merge(Verb)

    To blend gradually into something else.

    The lanes of traffic merged, using the "zipper procedure".

    Etymology: From mergere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Merge(verb)

    to cause to be swallowed up; to immerse; to sink; to absorb

    Etymology: [L. mergere, mersum. Cf. Emerge, Immerse, Marrow.]

  2. Merge(verb)

    to be sunk, swallowed up, or lost

    Etymology: [L. mergere, mersum. Cf. Emerge, Immerse, Marrow.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Merge

    mėrj, v.t. to dip or plunge in: to sink: to cause to be swallowed up.—v.i. to be swallowed up, or lost.—n. Mer′ger (law), a sinking of an estate or a security in one of larger extent or of higher value. [L. mergĕre, mersum.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'merge' in Verbs Frequency: #964

How to pronounce merge?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of merge in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of merge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of merge in a Sentence

  1. Milan Kundera:

    We don't know when our name came into being or how some distant ancestor acquired it. We don't understand our name at all, we don't know its history and yet we bear it with exalted fidelity, we merge with it, we like it, we are ridiculously proud of it as if we had thought it up ourselves in a moment of brilliant inspiration.

  2. John Risch:

    You don't merge two railroads like this to create job opportunities but to boost profits for a few investors.

  3. Mark Clifford:

    There was a perception that Hong Kong would be more like the mainland, there was a perception that the two places would merge. But after 150 years of British rule, the interesting development is Hong Kong's own sense of identity.

  4. Mark Suster:

    You could either use capital to expand really quickly or you could merge with a company like Geekatoo that had already spent money doing this.

  5. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager:

    Incumbent operators argue that if they cannot merge with their rivals in the same country they will be unable to increase their investment. I've heard this claim quite often, but I have not seen evidence that this is the case, instead, there is ample evidence that excessive consolidation may lead not only to less competition and more expensive bills for consumers, but that it also reduces the incentives in national markets to innovate.

Images & Illustrations of merge

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Translations for merge

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • دمجArabic
  • sloučitCzech
  • zusammenkommen, verschmelzenGerman
  • συγχωνεύω, συγχωνεύομαιGreek
  • fusionar, convergirSpanish
  • sekoittua, yhtyä, fuusioida, sulautua, yhdistyä, fuusioitua, yhdistää, sulauttaa, liittyäFinnish
  • amalgamerFrench
  • mergere, fondersi, unirsiItalian
  • 合わせる, 合併Japanese
  • 합하다Korean
  • samengaan, in, kruising, fusioneren, samenkomen, samenvloeien, overgaan, samenvloeiing, samenvoegenDutch
  • convergirPortuguese
  • объединить, слить, сливаться, объединятьсяRussian
  • fusionera, förena, slå ihop, sammansmälta, gå ihopSwedish

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