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Definition of "amalgamate" []

  • To combine into a unified or integrated whole; unite. See Synonyms at mix. (verb-transitive)
  • To mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury. (verb-transitive)
  • To become combined; unite. (verb-intransitive)
  • To unite or blend with another metal. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "amalgamate" in a sentence
  • "When the word "amalgamate" escaped his lips a storm of hisses and jeers drowned further speech and he quickly crouched down in his seat."
  • "My bet is that they're going to skip or amalgamate a few books, or go the Dexter route and splinter off into a drastically different canon the most logical choice."
  • "To put it in the language of evolutionary psychology, "The richly textured representations we experience as feeling constitute our conscious access to a high-bandwidth system of computational devices and program interfaces that amalgamate valuation information with other representations to guide decision making and to recalibrate decisions in an ongoing way.""