coalesce etymology

English word coalesce comes from Latin alesco (I increase. I rear, grow, grow up.), English co-

Detailed word origin of coalesce

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
alesco Latin (lat) I increase. I rear, grow, grow up.
co- English (eng) (mathematics) of the opposite, of the counterpart; dual. Partner or subordinate in an activity. To the same degree. Together; mutually; jointly.
coalesco Latin (lat) I unite together; I coalesce.
coalesce English (eng) (engineering) To bond pieces of metal into a continuous whole by liquefying parts of each piece, bringing the liquids into contact, and allowing the combined liquid to solidify.. (of a whole or a unit) To form from different pieces or elements.. (of separate elements) To join into a single mass or whole.

Words with the same origin as coalesce

Descendants of co-
coaction coadjacent coarchitect cobrand cocultural coenact coexist coherent cohost coincidental comigrate copathogen copilot coplane coproduction coregister coring cosection coseismal cosign cosine costain costar coworker