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v. a·mal·ga·mat·ed, a·mal·ga·mat·ing, a·mal·ga·mates
1. To combine into a unified or integrated whole; unite. See Synonyms at mix.
2. To mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury.
1. To become combined; unite.
2. To unite or blend with another metal. Used of mercury.
1. to combine or cause to combine; unite
2. (Metallurgy) to alloy (a metal) with mercury
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.
amalgamate- Seems to go back to Greek malagma, "softening."
See also related terms for soften.
Past participle: amalgamated
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|Verb||1.||amalgamate - 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"
concoct - make a concoction (of) by mixing
|Adj.||1.||amalgamate - 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"
vt. amalgamar, mezclar, juntar.