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English verb: unify

1. unify (change) become one

SamplesGermany unified officially in 1990.
The cells merge.

Synonymsmerge, unite

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)integrate

Narrower (hyponym)coalesce, consolidate, consubstantiate, converge, federalise, federalize, federate, syncretise, syncretize

Antonymsdisunify, break apart

2. unify (contact) to bring or combine together or with something else

SamplesResourcefully he mingled music and dance.

Synonymsamalgamate, commix, mingle, mix

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)aggregate, blend, combine, combine, compound, concoct, immingle, intermingle, intermix

3. unify (social) bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation

SamplesThe Democratic Patry platform united several splinter groups.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)bond, bring together, draw together

4. unify (social) act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)fall in, get together, join

Narrower (hyponym)ally with, associate, band together, club, confederate, confederate, conjoin, consociate, couple, espouse, federalise, federalize, federate, get hitched with, get married, hook up with, league, marry, pair, pair off, partner off, reunify, reunite, wed

Antonymscarve up, dissever, divide, split, split up, separate

5. unify (change) join or combine

SamplesWe merged our resources.

Synonymsmerge, unite

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)consolidate, consubstantiate, weld

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