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co·a·lesce

 (kō′ə-lĕs′)
v. co·a·lesced, co·a·lesc·ing, co·a·lesc·es
v.intr.
1. To come or grow together into a single mass: the material that coalesced to form stars.
2. To come together as a recognizable whole or entity: the stories that coalesced as the history of the movement.
3. To come together for a single purpose: The rebel units coalesced into one army to fight the invaders. See Synonyms at mix.
v.tr.
1. To cause to coalesce as a single mass: The atoms were coalesced into a larger molecule.
2. To cause to coalesce as a single whole or entity: The survey responses were coalesced into a single document.

[Latin coalēscere : co-, co- + alēscere, to grow, inchoative of alere, to nourish; see al- in Indo-European roots.]

co′a·les′cence n.
co′a·les′cent adj.

coalesce

(ˌkəʊəˈlɛs)
vb
(intr) to unite or come together in one body or mass; merge; fuse; blend
[C16: from Latin coalēscere from co- + alēscere to increase, from alere to nourish]
ˌcoaˈlescence n
ˌcoaˈlescent adj

co•a•lesce

(ˌkoʊ əˈlɛs)

v.i. -lesced, -lesc•ing.
1. to grow together or into one body.
2. to unite; join together: The various groups coalesced into one party.
3. to blend or come together: Their ideas coalesced into a new theory.
[1535–45; < Latin coalēscere=co- co- + alēscere to grow up, inchoative derivative of alere to nourish, make grow]
co`a•les′cence, n.
co`a•les′cent, adj.

coalesce

- Meaning "cause to grow together," it is from Latin co- and alere, "nourish."
See also related terms for nourish.

coalesce


Past participle: coalesced
Gerund: coalescing

Imperative
coalesce
coalesce
Present
I coalesce
you coalesce
he/she/it coalesces
we coalesce
you coalesce
they coalesce
Preterite
I coalesced
you coalesced
he/she/it coalesced
we coalesced
you coalesced
they coalesced
Present Continuous
I am coalescing
you are coalescing
he/she/it is coalescing
we are coalescing
you are coalescing
they are coalescing
Present Perfect
I have coalesced
you have coalesced
he/she/it has coalesced
we have coalesced
you have coalesced
they have coalesced
Past Continuous
I was coalescing
you were coalescing
he/she/it was coalescing
we were coalescing
you were coalescing
they were coalescing
Past Perfect
I had coalesced
you had coalesced
he/she/it had coalesced
we had coalesced
you had coalesced
they had coalesced
Future
I will coalesce
you will coalesce
he/she/it will coalesce
we will coalesce
you will coalesce
they will coalesce
Future Perfect
I will have coalesced
you will have coalesced
he/she/it will have coalesced
we will have coalesced
you will have coalesced
they will have coalesced
Future Continuous
I will be coalescing
you will be coalescing
he/she/it will be coalescing
we will be coalescing
you will be coalescing
they will be coalescing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been coalescing
you have been coalescing
he/she/it has been coalescing
we have been coalescing
you have been coalescing
they have been coalescing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been coalescing
you will have been coalescing
he/she/it will have been coalescing
we will have been coalescing
you will have been coalescing
they will have been coalescing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been coalescing
you had been coalescing
he/she/it had been coalescing
we had been coalescing
you had been coalescing
they had been coalescing
Conditional
I would coalesce
you would coalesce
he/she/it would coalesce
we would coalesce
you would coalesce
they would coalesce
Past Conditional
I would have coalesced
you would have coalesced
he/she/it would have coalesced
we would have coalesced
you would have coalesced
they would have coalesced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.coalesce - mix together different elementscoalesce - mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
change integrity - change in physical make-up
gauge - mix in specific proportions; "gauge plaster"
absorb - cause to become one with; "The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
meld, melt - lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually; "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"
mix in, blend in - cause (something) to be mixed with (something else); "At this stage of making the cake, blend in the nuts"
accrete - grow together (of plants and organs); "After many years the rose bushes grew together"
conjugate - unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds
admix - mix or blend; "Hyaline casts were admixed with neutrophils"
alloy - make an alloy of
syncretise, syncretize - become fused
2.coalesce - fuse or cause to grow together
merge, unify, unite - become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "the cells merge"
clot, clog - coalesce or unite in a mass; "Blood clots"

coalesce

verb blend, unite, mix, combine, incorporate, integrate, merge, consolidate, come together, fuse, amalgamate, meld, cohere, commingle Cities, if unrestricted, tend to coalesce into bigger and bigger conurbations.

coalesce

verb
To bring or come together into a united whole:
Translations
sloučitspojit
yhdistyä
coalescer

coalesce

[ˌkəʊəˈles] VI (= merge, blend) → fundirse; (= join together) → unirse, incorporarse

coalesce

vi (Phys, Chem) → sich verbinden, eine Verbindung eingehen; (fig)sich vereinigen, zusammengehen; (views, opinions etc)sich verquicken (geh)

coalesce

[ˌkəʊəˈlɛs] vi (frm) → fondersi, unirsi
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