verb (used with object), verb (used without object), syncretized, syncretizing.
to attempt to combine or unite, as different or opposing principles, parties, etc.
Also, especially British, syncretise.
< Neo-Latin syncrētizāre
< Greek synkrētízein
to form a confederation, equivalent to syn- syn-
(stem of Krḗs
) a Cretan + -izein -ize
; see syncretism