merge Definition

  • 1combine or cause to combine to form a single entity
  • 2blend gradually into something else so as to become indistinguishable from it

Using merge: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "merge" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The two companies decided to merge and form a new corporation.

  • Example

    The colors of the sunset merged together in a beautiful display.

  • Example

    The river merges with the ocean at this point.

merge Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with merge

  • to become less noticeable or important


    His loud shirt made him stand out, but he eventually merged into the background.

  • merge with the crowd

    to blend in with a group of people


    She put on a hat and sunglasses to merge with the crowd and avoid being recognized.

  • to enter a highway from a smaller road or ramp


    Be sure to check your mirrors and blind spots before you merge onto the highway.

Origins of merge

from Latin 'mergere', meaning 'to dip, immerse'


Summary: merge in Brief

To 'merge' [mɜːdʒ] is to combine or blend gradually into a single entity or become indistinguishable from something else. It can refer to the combination of companies, the blending of colors, or the point where a river meets the ocean. Phrases like 'merge into the background' and 'merge with the crowd' describe becoming less noticeable or blending in with a group of people.

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