Definitions for: Coalesce


[v] mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"; "fuse the clutter of detail into a rich narrative"--A. Schlesinger
[v] fuse or cause to grow together



Webster (1913) Definition: Co`a*lesce", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Coalesced; p. pr.
& vb. n. Coalescing.] [L. coalescere, coalitium; co- +
alescere to grow up, incho. fr. alere to nourish. See
Aliment, n.]
1. To grow together; to unite by growth into one body; as,
the parts separated by a wound coalesce.

2. To unite in one body or product; to combine into one body
or community; as, vapors coalesce.

The Jews were incapable of coalescing with other
nations. --Campbell.

Certain combinations of ideas that, once coalescing,
could not be shaken loose. --De Quincey.

Syn: See Add.

Synonyms: blend, combine, commingle, conflate, flux, fuse, immix, meld, merge, mix

See Also: absorb, accrete, admix, alloy, blend in, change integrity, clog, clot, conjugate, melt, merge, mix in, mix up, stump, syncretise, syncretize, unify, unite

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