Merge (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Merged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Merging (?).] [L. mergere, mersum. Cf. Emerge, Immerse, Marrow.]

To cause to be swallowed up; to immerse; to sink; to absorb.

To merge all natural ... sentiment in inordinate vanity. Burke.

Whig and Tory were merged and swallowed up in the transcendent duties of patriots. De Quincey.


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Merge, v. i.

To be sunk, swallowed up, or lost.

Native irresolution had merged in stronger motives. I. Taylor.


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