What does conflate mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term conflate:


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.]

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



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