Definitions for: Combine


[n] harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field
[n] an occurrence that results in things being united
[n] a consortium of companies formed to limit competition; "they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly"
[v] put or add together; "combine resources"
[v] mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"; "fuse the clutter of detail into a rich narrative"--A. Schlesinger
[v] gather in a mass, sum, or whole
[v] combine so as to form a whole; mix; "compound the ingredients"
[v] add together, as of resources
[v] join for a common purpose or in a common action; "These forces combined with others"
[v] have or possess in combination; "she unites charm with a good business sense"



Webster (1913) Definition: Com*bine", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Combined; p. pr. &
vb. n. Combining.] [LL. combinare, combinatum; L. com- +
binus, pl. bini, two and two, double: cf. F. combiner. See
Binary.]
1. To unite or join; to link closely together; to bring into
harmonious union; to cause or unite so as to form a
homogeneous substance, as by chemical union.

So fitly them in pairs thou hast combined. --Milton.

Friendship is the cement which really combines
mankind. --Dr. H. More.

And all combined, save what thou must combine By
holy marriage. --Shak.

Earthly sounds, though sweet and well combined.
--Cowper.

2. To bind; to hold by a moral tie. [Obs.]

I am combined by a sacred vow. --Shak.


Com*bine", v. i.
1. To form a union; to agree; to coalesce; to confederate.

You with your foes combine, And seem your own
destruction to design --Dryden.

So sweet did harp and voice combine. --Sir W.
Scott.

2. To unite by affinity or natural attraction; as, two
substances, which will not combine of themselves, may be
made to combine by the intervention of a third.

3. (Card Playing) In the game of casino, to play a card which
will take two or more cards whose aggregate number of pips
equals those of the card played.

Combining weight (Chem.), that proportional weight, usually
referred to hydrogen as a standard, and for each element
fixed and exact, by which an element unites with another
to form a distinct compound. The combining weights either
are identical with, or are multiples or submultiples of,
the atomic weight. See Atomic weight, under Atomic, a.

Synonyms: aggregate, blend, cartel, coalesce, combining, commingle, compound, compound, conflate, corporate trust, flux, fuse, immix, meld, merge, pool, trust, unite

See Also: absorb, accrete, add, admix, alloy, amalgamate, blend in, carburet, change integrity, chip in, commix, conglobation, conglomeration, conjugate, consolidation, consortium, contribute, feature, give, harvester, have, heterodyne, incorporate, integrate, interact, kick in, melt, mingle, mix, mix, mix, mix in, mix up, mixture, pool, reaper, recombination, recombine, stump, sulfurette, sulphurette, summate, syncretise, syncretize, syndicate, synthesise, synthesize, totalise, totalize, unify, union, unitise, unitize

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