AskDefine | Define amalgamate

Dictionary Definition

amalgamate adj : joined together into a whole; "United Industries"; "the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"; "a consolidated school" [syn: amalgamated, coalesced, consolidated, fused] v : to bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance" [syn: mix, mingle, commix, unify]

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English

Verb

  1. To merge, to combine, to blend, to join.
  2. To make an alloy of a metal and mercury.

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Italian

Verb

amalgamate
  1. Form of Second-person plural imperative, amalgamare#Italian|amalgamare

Extensive Definition

Amalgamation, meaning to combine or unite into one form, has several uses:

Amalgam

Amalgam is the name given to the product of an amalgamation process. However, amalgam may also refer to (as part of a formal name):

Amalgamated

Amalgamated usually means something that has undergone amalgamation. However, amalgamated may also refer to (as part of a formal name):* Anglo-Amalgamated, a British film production company from the 1930s to the 1970s, responsible for some of the early "Carry On" films
amalgamate in German: Amalgamation
amalgamate in French: Amalgamation

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

act in concert, act together, add, admix, affiliate, alloy, ally, assimilate, associate, band, band together, be in league, bemingle, blend, club together, coact, coalesce, collaborate, collude, combine, come together, commingle, commix, compact, compose, compound, comprise, concert, concoct, concord, concur, confederate, conglomerate, connect, consolidate, conspire, cooperate, do business with, embody, emulsify, encompass, federate, flux, fuse, get heads together, get together, go partners, hang together, harmonize, hash, hold together, homogenize, hook up, immingle, immix, include, incorporate, integrate, interblend, interfuse, interlace, interlard, intermingle, intermix, intertwine, interweave, join, join in, join together, jumble, keep together, knead, league, league together, lump together, make common cause, make one, meld, melt into one, merge, mingle, mingle-mangle, mix, mix up, partner, play ball, pull together, put heads together, put together, reciprocate, reembody, roll into one, scramble, shade into, shuffle, solidify, stand together, stir up, syncretize, syndicate, synthesize, team up, throw in together, throw together, tie in, tie up, toss together, unify, unite, unite efforts, work, work together
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