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con·flate  (kn-flt)
tr.v. con·flat·ed, con·flat·ing, con·flates
1. To bring together; meld or fuse: "The problems [with the biopic] include . . . dates moved around, lovers deleted, many characters conflated into one" (Ty Burr).
2. To combine (two variant texts, for example) into one whole.

[Latin cnflre, cnflt- : com-, com- + flre, to blow; see bhl- in Indo-European roots.]

con·flation n.

conflate (kənˈfleɪt)
vb
1. (tr) to combine or blend (two things, esp two versions of a text) so as to form a whole
[C16: from Latin conflāre to blow together, from flāre to blow]
conˈflation n
con•flate (kənˈfleɪt)

v.t. -flat•ed, -flat•ing.
to fuse into one entity; merge; combine.
[1600–10; < Latin conflāre to blow on, melt down]

conflate
Past participle: conflated
Gerund: conflating

Imperative
conflate
conflate
Present
I conflate
you conflate
he/she/it conflates
we conflate
you conflate
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Preterite
I conflated
you conflated
he/she/it conflated
we conflated
you conflated
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Present Continuous
I am conflating
you are conflating
he/she/it is conflating
we are conflating
you are conflating
they are conflating
Present Perfect
I have conflated
you have conflated
he/she/it has conflated
we have conflated
you have conflated
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Past Continuous
I was conflating
you were conflating
he/she/it was conflating
we were conflating
you were conflating
they were conflating
Past Perfect
I had conflated
you had conflated
he/she/it had conflated
we had conflated
you had conflated
they had conflated
Future
I will conflate
you will conflate
he/she/it will conflate
we will conflate
you will conflate
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Future Perfect
I will have conflated
you will have conflated
he/she/it will have conflated
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Future Continuous
I will be conflating
you will be conflating
he/she/it will be conflating
we will be conflating
you will be conflating
they will be conflating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been conflating
you have been conflating
he/she/it has been conflating
we have been conflating
you have been conflating
they have been conflating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been conflating
you will have been conflating
he/she/it will have been conflating
we will have been conflating
you will have been conflating
they will have been conflating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been conflating
you had been conflating
he/she/it had been conflating
we had been conflating
you had been conflating
they had been conflating
Conditional
I would conflate
you would conflate
he/she/it would conflate
we would conflate
you would conflate
they would conflate
Past Conditional
I would have conflated
you would have conflated
he/she/it would have conflated
we would have conflated
you would have conflated
they would have conflated
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Verb1.conflate - mix together different elementsconflate - 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
Translations
conflate [kənˈfleɪt] VTcombinar
conflate


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