Coalesce - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌkoʊəˈles|  American pronunciation of the word coalesce
Brit.  |ˌkəʊəˈlɛs|  British pronunciation of the word coalesce


- mix together different elements (syn: blend, combine, commingle, conflate, flux, fuse, immix, meld, merge, mix)
- fuse or cause to grow together


a group of young reformers who gradually coalesced into a political movement

The ice masses coalesced into a glacier over time.

Separate townships have coalesced into a single, sprawling colony.

People with different points of view coalesce into opposing factions.

The carpels have coalesced to form the ovary.

Gradually the different groups of people coalesced into one dominant racial group.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: coalesce
he/she/it: coalesces
present participle: coalescing
past tense: coalesced
past participle: coalesced
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