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amalgamate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin amalgamātus, past participle of amalgamāre, amalgama.

VerbEdit

amalgamate (third-person singular simple present amalgamates, present participle amalgamating, simple past and past participle amalgamated)

  1. (transitive) To merge, to combine, to blend, to join.
    to amalgamate two races; to amalgamate one race with another
    • Burke
      Ingratitude is indeed their four cardinal virtues compacted and amalgamated into one.
  2. To make an alloy of a metal and mercury.
  3. (transitive, mathematics) To combine (free groups) by identifying respective isomorphic subgroups.

SynonymsEdit

  • (to merge): mix

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AdjectiveEdit

amalgamate (comparative more amalgamate, superlative most amalgamate)

  1. coalesced; united; combined

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VerbEdit

amalgamate

  1. second-person plural present of amalgamare
  2. second-person plural imperative of amalgamare
  3. feminine plural of amalgamato