Definition of


  1. (verb, change) join or combine
  2. (verb, change) become one
    the cells merge
  3. (verb, contact) to bring or combine together or with something else
  4. (verb, social) act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
  5. (verb, social) bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation

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Synonyms of Unify

amalgamate, commix, merge, mingle, mix, unite

Antonyms of Unify


Origin of the word Unify

  1. 1502, "to make into one," from M.Fr. unifier (14c.), from L.L. unificare "make one," from L. uni- "one" (see uni-) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Unification is attested from 1851; the Unification Church was founded 1954 in Korea by Sun Myung Moon. Unified is attested from 1862. Unified (field) theory in phys… more

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Words that sound like Unify

umbo, ump, unhappy, unweave

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