from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To reconcile and unite (differing religious beliefs, for example), especially with partial success or a heterogeneous result.
- intransitive v. To combine differing elements or beliefs, especially with partial success or a heterogeneous result.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to combine different elements, or to unite or reconcile different beliefs
- v. to merge different inflexional forms
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To effect or attempt syncretism; blend; unite: as, to syncretize religious systems. Also spelled syncretise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. unite (beliefs or conflicting principles)
- v. become fused
Greek sunkrētizein, to unite against a common enemy; see syncretism.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)