amalgamate


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a·mal·ga·mate

 (ə-măl′gə-māt′)
v. a·mal·ga·mat·ed, a·mal·ga·mat·ing, a·mal·ga·mates
v.tr.
1. To combine into a unified or integrated whole; unite. See Synonyms at mix.
2. To mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury.
v.intr.
1. To become combined; unite.
2. To unite or blend with another metal. Used of mercury.

a·mal′ga·ma′tive adj.
a·mal′ga·ma′tor n.

amalgamate

(əˈmælɡəˌmeɪt)
vb
1. to combine or cause to combine; unite
2. (Metallurgy) to alloy (a metal) with mercury

a•mal•ga•mate

(əˈmæl gəˌmeɪt)

v. -mat•ed, -mat•ing. v.t.
1. to mix or merge so as to make a combination; blend; unite: to amalgamate two companies.
2. to mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury.
v.i.
3. to combine, unite, merge, or coalesce: The three schools decided to amalgamate.
[1635–45]
a•mal′ga•ma`tor, n.

amalgamate

- Seems to go back to Greek malagma, "softening."
See also related terms for soften.

amalgamate


Past participle: amalgamated
Gerund: amalgamating

Imperative
amalgamate
amalgamate
Present
I amalgamate
you amalgamate
he/she/it amalgamates
we amalgamate
you amalgamate
they amalgamate
Preterite
I amalgamated
you amalgamated
he/she/it amalgamated
we amalgamated
you amalgamated
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Present Continuous
I am amalgamating
you are amalgamating
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you are amalgamating
they are amalgamating
Present Perfect
I have amalgamated
you have amalgamated
he/she/it has amalgamated
we have amalgamated
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Past Continuous
I was amalgamating
you were amalgamating
he/she/it was amalgamating
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you were amalgamating
they were amalgamating
Past Perfect
I had amalgamated
you had amalgamated
he/she/it had amalgamated
we had amalgamated
you had amalgamated
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Future
I will amalgamate
you will amalgamate
he/she/it will amalgamate
we will amalgamate
you will amalgamate
they will amalgamate
Future Perfect
I will have amalgamated
you will have amalgamated
he/she/it will have amalgamated
we will have amalgamated
you will have amalgamated
they will have amalgamated
Future Continuous
I will be amalgamating
you will be amalgamating
he/she/it will be amalgamating
we will be amalgamating
you will be amalgamating
they will be amalgamating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been amalgamating
you have been amalgamating
he/she/it has been amalgamating
we have been amalgamating
you have been amalgamating
they have been amalgamating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been amalgamating
you will have been amalgamating
he/she/it will have been amalgamating
we will have been amalgamating
you will have been amalgamating
they will have been amalgamating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been amalgamating
you had been amalgamating
he/she/it had been amalgamating
we had been amalgamating
you had been amalgamating
they had been amalgamating
Conditional
I would amalgamate
you would amalgamate
he/she/it would amalgamate
we would amalgamate
you would amalgamate
they would amalgamate
Past Conditional
I would have amalgamated
you would have amalgamated
he/she/it would have amalgamated
we would have amalgamated
you would have amalgamated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.amalgamate - to bring or combine together or with something elseamalgamate - to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
aggregate, combine - gather in a mass, sum, or whole
concoct - make a concoction (of) by mixing
combine, compound - combine so as to form a whole; mix; "compound the ingredients"
blend, immingle, intermingle, intermix - combine into one; "blend the nuts and raisins together"; "he blends in with the crowd"; "We don't intermingle much"
Adj.1.amalgamate - joined together into a wholeamalgamate - joined together into a whole; "United Industries"; "the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"; "a consolidated school"
united - characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front"

amalgamate

verb combine, unite, ally, compound, blend, incorporate, integrate, merge, fuse, mingle, alloy, coalesce, meld, commingle, intermix The firm has amalgamated with an American company.
part, separate, split, divide, split up, disunite

amalgamate

verb
To put together into one mass so that the constituent parts are more or less homogeneous:
Translations

amalgamate

[əˈmælgəmeɪt]
A. VT [+ texts] → amalgamar; [+ companies] → fusionar
B. VI [organizations] → amalgamarse, unirse; [companies] → fusionarse

amalgamate

[əˈmælgəmeɪt]
vt [+ organizations, companies] → fusionner
vi [organizations, companies] → fusionner
to amalgamate with → fusionner avec

amalgamate

vt companies, unionsfusionieren, verschmelzen; departmentszusammenlegen; metalsamalgamieren
vi (companies etc)fusionieren; (metals)amalgamieren

amalgamate

[əˈmælgəmeɪt]
1. vt (metals, also) (fig) → amalgamare (Comm) → fondere
2. vi (metals, also) (fig) → amalgamarsi (Comm) → fondersi

a·mal·ga·mate

vt. amalgamar, mezclar, juntar.
References in classic literature ?
But, as the original distinctions between these nations were marked by a difference in language, as well as by repeated and bloody wars, they were never known to amalgamate, until after the power and inroads of the whites had reduced some of the tribes to a state of dependence that rendered not only their political, but, considering the wants and habits of a savage, their animal existence also, extremely precarious.
Old Dorion was one of those French creoles, descendants of the ancient Canadian stock, who abound on the western frontier, and amalgamate or cohabit with the savages.
But the three zones mingle and amalgamate along the edges, like the colors in the solar spectrum.

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