EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈmælɡəˌmeɪt/
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VerbEdit

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

  1. (transitive or intransitive) To merge, to combine, to blend, to join.
    Synonym: mix
    Antonym: separate
    to amalgamate two races
    to amalgamate one race with another
    • (Can we date this quote by Burke and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      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.

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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