verb (used with object), merged, merging.
to cause to combine or coalesce; unite.
to combine, blend, or unite gradually so as to blur the individuality or individual identity of:
They voted to merge the two branch offices into a single unit.
verb (used without object), merged, merging.
to become combined, united, swallowed up, or absorbed; lose identity by uniting or blending (often followed by in or into):
This stream merges into the river up ahead.
to combine or unite into a single enterprise, organization, body, etc.:
The two firms merged last year.
to meet and join or cause to meet and join
to blend or cause to blend; fuse
1630s, “to plunge or sink in,” from Latin mergere “to dip, dip in, immerse, plunge,” probably rhotacized from *mezgo, from PIE *mezg- “to dip, plunge” (cf. Sanskrit majjati “dives under,” Lithuanian mazgoju “to wash”). Legal sense of “absorb an estate, contract, etc. into another” is from 1726. Related: Merged; merging. As a noun, from 1805.
[mur-gwee] /mɜrˈgwi/ noun 1. a seaport in S Burma, on the Andaman Sea.
- Mergui archipelago
/mɜːˈɡwiː/ noun 1. a group of over 200 islands in the Andaman Sea, off the Tenasserim coast of S Myanmar: mountainous and forested
quarrel or strife. (1.) One of the names given by Moses to the fountain in the desert of Sin, near Rephidim, which issued from the rock in Horeb, which he smote by the divine command, “because of the chiding of the children of Israel” (Ex. 17:1-7). It was also called Massah (q.v.). It was probably […]
contender with Baal, (1 Chr. 8:34; 9:40), elsewhere called Mephibosheth (2 Sam. 4:4), the son of Jonathan.