AskDefine | Define amalgamated

Dictionary Definition

amalgamated adj
1 joined together into a whole; "United Industries"; "the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"; "a consolidated school" [syn: amalgamate, coalesced, consolidated, fused]
2 caused to combine or unite [syn: intermingled, mixed, integrated]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The state of having been combined from two or more entities into one specific entity whilst retaining the defining characteristics of the original source entities.



  1. past of amalgamate

Extensive Definition

Amalgamation, meaning to combine or unite into one form, has several uses:


Amalgam is the name given to the product of an amalgamation process. However, amalgam may also refer to (as part of a formal name):


Amalgamated usually means something that has undergone amalgamation. However, amalgamated may also refer to (as part of a formal name):* Anglo-Amalgamated, a British film production company from the 1930s to the 1970s, responsible for some of the early "Carry On" films
amalgamated in German: Amalgamation
amalgamated in French: Amalgamation
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