merge v. t. [imp. & p. p. Merged p. pr. & vb. n. Merging ] To cause to be swallowed up; to immerse; to sink; to absorb.
To merge all natural . . . sentiment in inordinate vanity. --Burke.
Whig and Tory were merged and swallowed up in the transcendent duties of patriots. --De Quincey.
Merge, v. i. To be sunk, swallowed up, or lost.
Native irresolution had merged in stronger motives. --I. Taylor.
v 1: become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "Will the
two Koreas unify?" [syn: unify, unite] [ant: disunify]
2: mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
[syn: blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix,
fuse, coalesce, meld, combine]
3: join or combine; "We merged our resources" [syn: unite, unify]