verb (used with object), verb (used without object), unified, unifying.
to make or become a single unit; unite: to unify conflicting theories; to unify a country.

1495–1505; < Late Latin ūnificāre, equivalent to Latin ūni- uni- + -ficāre -fy

unifier, noun
nonunified, adjective
quasi-unified, adjective
reunify, verb (used with object), reunified, reunifying.
ununified, adjective

combine, merge, fuse, coalesce.
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unify (ˈjuːnɪˌfaɪ)
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
to make or become one; unite
[C16: from Medieval Latin ūnificāre, from Latin ūnus one + facere to make]

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Word Origin & History

c.1500, "to make into one," from M.Fr. unifier (14c.), from L.L. unificare "make one," from L. uni- "one" (see uni-) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Unification is attested from 1851; the Unification Church was founded 1954 in Korea
by Sun Myung Moon. Unified is attested from 1862. Unified (field) theory in physics is recorded from 1935.
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Example sentences
Evolution only affirms that living things are governed by a unifying law.
The picture's comic inventiveness lacks a unifying idea, an overriding joke.
Corruption in the country is systemic, and the revolutionaries lack unifying
  political principles.
Throughout modern history, the discovery of each new unifying principle in
  physics has sparked stunning new practical insights.
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