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merge 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
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/mərj/,
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merges, 3rd person singular present; merged, past participle; merged, past tense; merging, present participle;
  1. Combine or cause to combine to form a single entity
    • - the utility companies are cutting costs and merging with other companies
    • - the company plans to merge its U.S. oil production operations with those of a London-based organization
    • - the files were merged using the patient identification code as the common variable
  2. Incorporate revisions to a document to supersede the original
    • - if you answer “no” your changes will not be merged
  3. Blend or fade gradually into something else so as to become indistinguishable from it
    • - he crouched low and endeavored to merge into the darkness of the forest
  4. Cause to blend or fade into something else in such a way


  1. unify: become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "the cells merge"
  2. blend: mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
  3. unite: join or combine; "We merged our resources"
  4. (merged) incorporate: formed or united into a whole
  5. (merger) amalgamation: the combination of two or more commercial companies
  6. (merger) fusion: an occurrence that involves the production of a union
  7. Merge (usually capitalized) is one of the basic operations in the Minimalist Program, a leading approach to generative syntax, when two syntactic objects are combined to form a new syntactic unit (a set). ...
  8. Merge is an Australian magazine covering social and political topics in Australia. Initially in English the website is now translated into many languages and has found out that not may people care about this feature. ...
  9. Merging (also called integration) in revision control, is a fundamental operation that reconciles multiple changes made to a revision-controlled collection of files. Most often, it is necessary when a file is modified by two people on two different computers at the same time. ...
  10. Merge is a software system which allows a user to run DOS/Windows 3.1 on SCO UNIX, in an 8086 virtual machine.
  11. A relational database management system uses SQL MERGE (upsert) statements to INSERT new records or UPDATE existing records depending on whether or not a condition matches. It was officially introduced in the standard.
  12. (Merger) The phrase mergers and acquisitions (abbreviated M&A) refers to the aspect of corporate strategy, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling and combining of different companies that can aid, finance, or help a growing company in a given industry grow rapidly ...
  13. A joining together of two flows; To combine into a whole; To combine into a whole; To blend gradually into something else
  14. (merger) The act or process of merging two or more parts into a single unit; The legal union of two or more corporations into a single entity, typically assets and liabilities being assumed by the buying party; An absorption of one or more estate(s) or contract(s) into one other, all being ...
  15. (Merged) The legal existence of this entity ceased with its merger into another entity.
  16. (Merger) The joining of two companies.
  17. Merger occurs when one corporation is taken over by another.
  18. (Merger) Business combination that occurs when one entity directly acquires the assets and liabilities of one or more entities and no new corporation or entity is created. (See consolidation.)
  19. (merger) The combining of two or more corporations, either through a pooling of interests, where the accounts are combined; a purchase, where the amount paid over and above the acquired company's book value is carried on the books of the purchaser as good will; or a consolidation, where a new ...
  20. (Merger) Two or more companies combined to achieve greater efficiencies of scale and productivity. This is accomplished through the elimination of duplicated plant, equipment, and staff, and the reallocation of capital assets to increase sales and profits in the enlarged company.
  21. (Merger) (1) Acquisition in which all assets and liabilities are absorbed by the buyer. (2) More generally, any combination of two companies. The firm's activity in this respect is sometimes called M&A (Merger and Acquisition)
  22. (Merger) When two companies combine in order to form one entity in all respects.
  23. (22. MERGER) The Agreement, including these Terms and Conditions and the Merchant Application, constitutes the entire Agreement between Merchant, Global Direct, and Member and supersedes all prior memoranda or agreements relating thereto, whether oral or in writing.
  24. (Merger) The joining of a lesser right with a superior right so as to extinguish the lesser one. For example, a tenant having an estate for years buys the property in fee simple; the lease is extinguished, because the owner and tenant now are one and the same.
  25. (Merger) occurs when two businesses combine, or merge, their operations into one company.