Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To combine or unite into a single entity.
  • intransitive verb To become combined or united: synonym: mix.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To sink or disappear in something else; be swallowed up; lose identity or individuality: with in.
  • To cause to be absorbed or engrossed; sink the identity or individuality of; make to disappear in something else: followed by in (sometimes by into): as, all fear was merged in curiosity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To be sunk, swallowed up, or lost.
  • transitive verb To cause to be swallowed up; to immerse; to sink; to absorb.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To combine into a whole.
  • verb intransitive To combine into a whole.
  • verb To blend gradually into something else.
  • noun A joining together of two flows.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb become one
  • verb join or combine
  • verb mix together different elements

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin mergere, to plunge.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin mergere.

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