Definition of merge in English:
- He says the different communities north of Winchester would merge into one indistinguishable mass of housing if Barton Farm were to be built on.
- Remember those cold winter days when you walked through a park somewhere and the traffic in the distance merged into grey noise?
- The raags would be different and gradually merge into one.
Latin mergere ‘to dip, plunge’ is the source of merge and emerge (late 16th century). Merge was initially used to mean ‘immerse’ oneself in a particular way of life, with the modern sense appearing in the 19th century via business use.
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