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conflate definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: mix together different elements; "The colors blend well" [syn: blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (conflated; conflating) Etymology: Latin conflatus, past participle of conflare to blow together, fuse, from com- + flare to blow more at blow Date: 1610 1. a. to bring together ; fuse b. confuse 2. to combine (as two readings of a text) into a composite whole

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. blend or fuse together (esp. two variant texts into one). Derivatives: conflation n. Etymology: L conflare (as com-, flare blow)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Conflate Con*flate", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conflated; p. pr. & vb. n. Conflating.] [L. conflatus, p. p. of conflare to blow together; con- + flare to blow.] To blow together; to bring together; to collect; to fuse together; to join or weld; to consolidate. The State-General, created and conflated by the passionate effort of the whole nation. --Carlyle.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(conflates, conflating, conflated) If you conflate two or more descriptions or ideas, or if they conflate, you combine them in order to produce a single one. (FORMAL) Her letters conflate past and present... Unfortunately the public conflated fiction with reality and made her into a saint... The two meanings conflated. V-RECIP: V pl-n, V n with n, pl-n V



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