Definition of merge in English:
- The retirement option would be available to those who have completed 40 years of age and seven years of service with the bank, including in those entities which have merged with the bank.
- But this summer they upped the ante by merging with two other combined co-ops to form a super cooperative.
- The two institutions merged into a single entity on 1 July 2003, much to trade unions' cry of a sell-out.
- 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.
- It was suggested that when a statute is passed empowering the Crown to do a certain thing which it might theretofore have done by virtue of its prerogative, the prerogative is merged in the statute.
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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