• IPA: /əˈmælɡəˌmeɪt/

amalgamate (amalgamates, present participle amalgamating; past and past participle amalgamated)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) To merge, to combine, to blend, to join.
    Synonyms: mix
    Antonyms: separate
    to amalgamate two races
    to amalgamate one race with another
    • Ingratitude is indeed their four cardinal virtues compacted and amalgamated into one.
  2. To make an alloy of a metal and mercury.
  3. (transitive, mathematics) To combine (free groups) by identifying respective isomorphic subgroups.
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  1. Coalesced; united; combined.

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