Associations to the word «Merger»


MERGER, noun. The act or process of merging two or more parts into a single unit.
MERGER, noun. (economics) The legal union of two or more corporations into a single entity, typically assets and liabilities being assumed by the buying party.
MERGER, noun. (legal) An absorption of one or more estate(s) or contract(s) into one other, all being held by the same owner; of several counts of accusation into one judgement, etc.
MERGER, noun. (linguistics) A type of sound change where two or more sounds merge into one.

Dictionary definition

MERGER, noun. The combination of two or more commercial companies.
MERGER, noun. An occurrence that involves the production of a union.

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle