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verb as in merge

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Example Sentences

The Fairness Doctrine has often been conflated with the “equal time” rule for political candidates.

Video game-related media has conflated the people buying GameStop stock with gamers.

In a technology-driven world, people tend to conflate adaptability with technological change, especially when it comes to navigating adverse climates and places.

From Quartz

Gersberg, the microbiologist at SDSU, warned not to conflate sewage with toxic industrial chemicals.

According to Shoebridge, Australia’s future approach to trade with China will seek to conflate economic and political goals into a single policy, rather than treating them as separate tracks.

From Fortune

With Entourage and Vincent Chase, do you feel like audiences and producers tend to conflate you with the character?

I still conflate safer sex with respect for the gay community and the lessons we learned from the AIDS crisis.

Now it looks as if the Israeli strategy of trying to get us to conflate the issues has gained traction.

Christie will need to assure the party about his own integrity, and his tendency to conflate government with his own self.

And I think [Gould] was guilty of using a poetic language to conflate those three kinds of episodic changes.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conflate, such as: amalgamate, consolidate, converge, fuse, meld, and unify.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.