UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɜːrdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/mɝdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mûrj)

Inflections of 'merge' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
merge /mɜrdʒ/USA pronunciation   v.,  merged, merg•ing. 
  1. to (cause to) become combined;
    (cause to) lose identity by blending: [no object]The two rivers merge at that city.[+ object]In the story he merged his mind with the robot's and shared its thoughts.
  2. to combine into a single body, etc.: [no obj]:The two firms merged.[+ object]She merged the two firms together.
See -merg-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
merge  (mûrj),USA pronunciation v.,  merged, merg•ing. 
  1. to cause to combine or coalesce;
  2. to combine, blend, or unite gradually so as to blur the individuality or individual identity of:They voted to merge the two branch offices into a single unit.

  1. to become combined, united, swallowed up, or absorbed;
    lose identity by uniting or blending (often fol. by in or into):This stream merges into the river up ahead.
  2. to combine or unite into a single enterprise, organization, body, etc.:The two firms merged last year.
mergence, n. 
  • Latin mergere to dip, immerse, plunge into water
  • 1630–40
    • 1, 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged
    • 3.See corresponding entry in Unabridged amalgamate, consolidate.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
merge /mɜːdʒ/ vb
  1. to meet and join or cause to meet and join
  2. to blend or cause to blend; fuse
Etymology: 17th Century: from Latin mergere to plunge

ˈmergence n
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