Definitions for: Amalgamate


[adj] joined together into a whole; "United Industries"; "the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"; "a consolidated school"
[v] to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance"



Webster (1913) Definition: A*mal"ga*mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Amalgamated;
p. pr. & vb. n. Amalgamating.]
1. To compound or mix, as quicksilver, with another metal; to
unite, combine, or alloy with mercury.

2. To mix, so as to make a uniform compound; to unite or
combine; as, to amalgamate two races; to amalgamate one
race with another.

Ingratitude is indeed their four cardinal virtues
compacted and amalgamated into one. --Burke.


A*mal"ga*mate, v. i.
1. To unite in an amalgam; to blend with another metal, as
quicksilver.

2. To coalesce, as a result of growth; to combine into a
uniform whole; to blend; as, two organs or parts
amalgamate.


A*mal"ga*mate, Amalgamated A*mal"ga*ma`ted, a.
Coalesced; united; combined.

Synonyms: amalgamated, coalesced, commix, consolidated, fused, mingle, mix, unify, united

See Also: aggregate, alter, blend, change, combine, compound, concoct, immingle, intermingle, intermix

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