amalgamate

  • 21 amalgamate — [17] Amalgamate is a derivative of amalgam, a term for an alloy of mercury and another metal (now usually used for tooth fillings) borrowed into English from French or medieval Latin in the 15th century. Latin (amalagama) probably acquired the… …

    Word origins

  • 22 amalgamate — transitive verb ( ated; ating) Date: 1617 to unite in or as if in an amalgam; especially to merge into a single body Synonyms: see mix • amalgamator noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 23 amalgamate — verb a) To merge, to combine, to blend, to join. b) To make an alloy of a metal and mercury …

    Wiktionary

  • 24 amalgamate — To make an amalgam. * * * amal·gam·ate ə mal gə .māt vt, at·ed; at·ing to unite in or as if in an amalgam esp to merge into a single body amal·gam·ation .mal gə mā shən n amal·gam·ator mal gə .māt ər n * * * amal·ga·mate ( …

    Medical dictionary

  • 25 amalgamate — Synonyms and related words: act in concert, act together, add, admix, affiliate, alloy, ally, assimilate, associate, band, band together, be in league, bemingle, blend, club together, coact, coalesce, collaborate, collude, combine, come together …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 26 amalgamate — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. mix, blend, combine, compound, consolidate, fuse, merge, integrate, unite. ANT.: separate, divide, diffuse, disperse II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To put together into one mass so that the constituent parts are… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 27 amalgamate — a mal·gam·ate || meɪt v. combine; unite; combine …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 28 amalgamate — [ə malgəmeɪt] verb 1》 combine or unite to form one organization or structure. 2》 Chemistry alloy (a metal) with mercury. Derivatives amalgamation noun Origin C17: from med. L. amalgamat , amalgamare form into a soft mass , from amalgama (see… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 29 amalgamate — v. a. 1. Combine with mercury. 2. Mix, commix, commingle, unite, combine, blend, incorporate, compound …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 30 amalgamate — verb the two departments were amalgamated various companies amalgamated Syn: combine, merge, unite, fuse, blend, meld; join (together), join forces, band (together), link (up), team up, go into partnership; literary commingle Ant: separate …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 31 amalgamate — v mix, commix, combine, blend, Chem. levigate, homogenize, Archaic. temper; fuse, interfuse, conjoin, incorporate, unite, unify, coalesce, merge; synthesize, consolidate, compose, put together; mingle, admix, commingle, intermingle, intermix;… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 32 amalgamate — amal·ga·mate …

    English syllables

  • 33 amalgamate — verb Syn: combine, merge, unite, join, fuse, blend, meld Ant: separate …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 34 amalgamate — [əˈmælgəˌmeɪt] verb [I/T] to join two or more organizations, companies etc to make a single large one, or to be joined in this way amalgamation [əˌmælgəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n] noun [C/U] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 35 amalgamate — v. 1 tr. & intr. combine or unite to form one structure, organization, etc. 2 intr. (of metals) alloy with mercury. Derivatives: amalgamation n. Etymology: med.L amalgamare amalgamat (as AMALGAM) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 36 amalgamated — amalgamate a‧mal‧ga‧mate [əˈmælgəmeɪt] verb [intransitive, transitive] COMMERCE if two organizations amalgamate or are amalgamated, they join together to form a bigger organization: • The two banks amalgamated earlier this year. amalgamate with • …

    Financial and business terms

  • 37 Amalgamated — Amalgamate A*mal ga*mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Amalgamated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Amalgamating}.] 1. To compound or mix, as quicksilver, with another metal; to unite, combine, or alloy with mercury. [1913 Webster] 2. To mix, so as to make a uniform… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 38 Amalgamating — Amalgamate A*mal ga*mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Amalgamated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Amalgamating}.] 1. To compound or mix, as quicksilver, with another metal; to unite, combine, or alloy with mercury. [1913 Webster] 2. To mix, so as to make a uniform… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 39 Amalgamated — Amalgamate A*mal ga*mate, Amalgamated A*mal ga*ma ted, a. Coalesced; united; combined. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 40 amalgamation — amalgamate ► VERB 1) combine or unite to form one organization or structure. 2) Chemistry alloy (a metal) with mercury. DERIVATIVES amalgamation noun …

    English terms dictionary