verb (used with object), merged, merg·ing.
verb (used without object), merged, merg·ing.
Origin of merge
Examples from the Web for merge
It is his ability to merge moral sentiment, theological passion, and policy prescription that lights the fire of his rhetoric.
In a poll conducted last month by KIIS, only 41 percent of Crimeans wanted to merge with Russia.Why America Must Stop Comparing Ukraine To World War II|Will Cathcart|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a result of the cuts, the two contractors that provided the imagery GeoEye and for DigitalGlobe were forced to merge.Spy Chief James Clapper: We Can’t Stop Another Snowden|Eli Lake|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chebbi is not alone in her quest to merge religious obligation with fashion and fun.
In June, he refused an order from al-Zawahiri to cease efforts to force al-Nusra to merge with ISIS and to return to Iraq.
Their object is to merge all natural and all social sentiment in inordinate vanity.
He became great because he could merge his own suffering in the suffering of all,—a mark of all deep men.Philosophy and The Social Problem|Will Durant
But remember, always, that when Atoms "combine" they do not merge their identities—they simply "marry," and nothing more.Dynamic Thought|William Walker Atkinson
They alternate, but do not merge into one another to produce intermediate forms.The Mystery of 31 New Inn|R. Austin Freeman
"Yes, I suppose so," answered the girl, with an effort to merge a smile into the expression accompanying a sympathetic sigh.
British Dictionary definitions for merge
Word Origin for merge
Word Origin and History for merge
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.