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Amalgamate

Amalgamate (to combine into a unified whole) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's absolutely essential words for the GRE, which includes 300 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

Definition of the adjective amalgamate

What does amalgamate mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. joined together into a whole

Definition of the verb amalgamate

What does amalgamate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: amalgamated | amalgamating | amalgamates

  1. to bring or combine together or with something else
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient, plural]A new firm will integrate their ice cream production lines | Herman mixed the eggsVerbs of Combining: coalesce, consolidate, intermingle
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient 1] into / to / with [Patient 2]Diabetics can now incorporate sugar into their desserts
      [Patient, plural] [Verb]The yolks and the whites intermingled
      [Patient, plural] [Verb] [Adverb]Eggs mix well | The pieces interconnect easily | These computers connected well
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb] with [Patient 2]Folk songs alternate well with pop songs
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] with [Patient 2]Ice cream integrates with desserts
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural]A new firm will integrate their ice cream production lines | Herman mixed the eggsVerbs of Combining: blend, coalesce, combine, commingle, compound, fuse, meld, merge, mingle, mix
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural] togetherHerman mixed the eggs and the cream together
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient 1] with / into / to [Patient 2]Herman mixed the eggs with the cream | Herman whipped sugar with the cream
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb]The eggs and the cream mixed
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Adverb]Eggs mix well | The pieces interconnect easily | These computers connected well
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Adverb] togetherEggs and cream mix well together
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] togetherThe eggs and the cream mixed together
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb] with / into / to [Patient 2]Eggs mix well with cream | This computer will connect well to the network
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] with / into / to [Patient 2]The eggs mixed with the cream
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of amalgamate: commix / mingle / mix / unify
    • more generic words: alter / change / modify = cause to change; make different
    • more specific words:

Alternative definition of the verb amalgamate

verb

  1. To merge, to combine, to blend, to join.
  2. To make an alloy of a metal and mercury.
  3. [transitive, mathematics] To combine (free groups) by identifying respective isomorphic subgroups.

Definition of the verb amalgamate for high school students

    to bring together, unite
    • example: Because of his great charisma, the presidential candidate was able to amalgamate all democrats and republicans under his banner.

The verb amalgamate is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amalgamate

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Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1896)

by James Cockcroft, David Shephard Garland, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield

AMALGAMATE— AMALGAMATION. (See also the title CONSOLIDATION OF Corporations.)— This word is used in England, as " consolidation " in the United States, of the merger of one incorporated company or society into another.

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1906)

< amalgamate, v.] 1. The act or operation of compounding mercury with another metal. Specifi- cally, a process by which the precious metals are separated from the rock through which they are distributed in tine particles, by taking advantage of ...

Google previewA law dictionary for the use of students and the legal profession (1875)

by Archibald Brown

AMALGAMATE. Two companies cannot amalgamate with each other, unless Amalgamate. — (Cobain/teed.) such a transaction is authorized by the constitution of both companies, or unless all the shareholders in both consent to the ...

Google previewA New Law Dictionary and Institute of the Whole Law (1874)

For the Use of Students, the Legal Profession, and the Public by Archibald Brown

AMALGAMATE. Two companies can- nut amalgamate with each other, unless such a transaction is authorized by tho constitutions of both companies, or unless all the shareholders in both consent to the amalgamation. And where there is a ...

Google previewA general dictionary of chemistry (1805)

by William Nisbet

Amalgam, in chemistry, is a substance produced by mixing mercury with a metaL All metals, except iron, will amalgamate with quicksilver. Gold amalgamates most readiiy, silver next, lead and tin next, copper with difficult}', and iron scarce at ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

by Thomas Sheridan

To AMALGAMATE, amalgamate. v. n. To unite metals with quicksilver. AMANDATION, a-man-du-fhun. f. The act of sending on a message. AMANUENSIS, amanuensis. s. A person who writes what another dictates. AMARANTH, amaranth. f.

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Usage statistics about amalgamate

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb amalgamate:

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Amalgamate Meaning

Video shows what amalgamate means. To merge, to combine, to blend, to join.. To make an alloy of a metal and mercury.. To combine (free groups) by ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3A1L1G2A1M3A1T1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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