conflate

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Verb[change]

Plain form
conflate

Third-person singular
conflates

Past tense
conflated

Past participle
conflated

Present participle
conflating

  1. To bring things together and merge them into a single entity, sometimes wrongly
    When she conflated two ideas, it was like mixing apples and oranges.
    The police made a mistake when they conflated terrorists and protest activists.