Associations to the word «Amalgamate»

Wiktionary

AMALGAMATE, verb. (transitive) To merge, to combine, to blend, to join.
AMALGAMATE, verb. To make an alloy of a metal and mercury.
AMALGAMATE, verb. (transitive) (mathematics) To combine (free groups) by identifying respective isomorphic subgroups.
AMALGAMATE, adjective. Coalesced; united; combined

Dictionary definition

AMALGAMATE, verb. To bring or combine together or with something else; "resourcefully he mingled music and dance".
AMALGAMATE, adjective. Joined together into a whole; "United Industries"; "the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"; "a consolidated school".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats