- To bring together and fuse (two or more things) into one.
- To confuse two distinct things by treating them as if they were one.
- To combine (two or more sets of information, texts, etc.) into one.
From latin conflātus, past participle of conflō ("i blow togethe.r")
- The author conflated the two characters' backstories in the final draft.
- The historian conflated the events of two separate wars into one.
- The politician conflated the issues of taxes and healthcare in his speech.
- The teacher conflated the two lessons, making it difficult for the students to understand.
- The company conflated their product lines, resulting in a decrease in sales.