Synonyms Word Origin verb (used with or without object), u·ni·fied, u·ni·fy·ing. to make or become a single unit; unite: to unify conflicting theories; to unify a country. Origin of unify 1495–1505;
Late Latin ūnificāre,
Latin ūni- uni-
-ficāre -fy Related forms u·ni·fi·er, noun non·u·ni·fied, adjective qua·si-u·ni·fied, adjective re·u·ni·fy, verb (used with object), re·u·ni·fied, re·u·ni·fy·ing. un·u·ni·fied, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un-unified verb -fies, -fying or -fied to make or become one; unite Derived Forms unifiable, adjective unifier, noun Word Origin for unify
C16: from Medieval Latin
ūnificāre, from Latin ūnus one + facere to make
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Word Origin and History for un-unified v.
c.1500, "to make into one," from Middle French
unifier (14c.), from Late Latin unificare "make one," from Latin uni- "one" (see uni-) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Related: Unified; unifying. Unified (field) theory in physics is recorded from 1935.
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