Unite vs Merge - What's the difference?

unite | merge | Synonyms |

Unite is a synonym of merge.


As verbs the difference between unite and merge

is that unite is to come or bring together as one while merge is to combine into a whole.

As a noun merge is

a joining together of two flows.

unite

English

Verb

  • To come or bring together as one.
  • The new government will try to unite the various factions.
    If we want to win, we will need to unite .
    I hope this song can unite people from all different cultures.

    Synonyms

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    Derived terms

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    merge

    English

    Verb

    (merg)
  • To combine into a whole.
  • Headquarters merged the operations of the three divisions.
  • * Burke
  • to merge all natural sentiment in inordinate vanity
  • * De Quincey
  • Whig and Tory were merged and swallowed up in the transcendent duties of patriots.
  • To combine into a whole.
  • The two companies merged .
  • To blend gradually into something else.
  • The lanes of traffic ''merged''.
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    Derived terms

    * merger * mergeable * mergeability

    Synonyms

    * amalgamate * combine * conflate * fuse * integrate * unite

    Antonyms

    * divide * split

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A joining together of two flows.
  • There are often accidents at that traffic merge .

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