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

  • transitive v. To separate, classify, or package in discrete units.
  • transitive v. To make or transform into a single unit.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To manage as a unit
  • v. To convert, package, or organize into one or more units

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To reduce to a unit, or one whole; to form into a unit; to unify.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To form into or reduce to a unit; make a unit of; cause to be one.

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

  • v. make into a unit
  • v. divide (bulk material) and process as units
  • v. separate or classify into units


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