Definition of Combine

1. Noun. Harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field.

Generic synonyms: Harvester, Reaper

2. Verb. Have or possess in combination. "She unites charm with a good business sense"
Exact synonyms: Unite
Generic synonyms: Feature, Have
Derivative terms: Combining

3. Noun. A consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service. "They set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly"
Exact synonyms: Cartel, Corporate Trust, Trust
Generic synonyms: Consortium, Pool, Syndicate
Specialized synonyms: Drug Cartel, Oil Cartel

4. Verb. Put or add together. "Combine resources"
Exact synonyms: Compound
Generic synonyms: Add
Specialized synonyms: Totalise, Totalize, Recombine, Mix, Synthesise, Synthesize
Derivative terms: Combination, Combination, Combining, Compound, Compounding

5. Noun. An occurrence that results in things being united.
Exact synonyms: Combining
Generic synonyms: Union
Specialized synonyms: Recombination, Recombination, Consolidation, Mix, Mixture, Conglobation, Conglomeration

6. Verb. Combine so as to form a whole; mix. "Compound the ingredients"
Exact synonyms: Compound
Specialized synonyms: Incorporate, Integrate, Heterodyne, Sulfurette, Sulphurette, Carburet
Generic synonyms: Amalgamate, Commix, Mingle, Mix, Unify
Derivative terms: Combinative, Combinative, Combining, Compound, Compounding

7. Verb. Add together from different sources. "Combine resources"
Generic synonyms: Chip In, Contribute, Give, Kick In
Derivative terms: Combining

8. Verb. Join for a common purpose or in a common action. "These forces combined with others"
Generic synonyms: Interact
Specialized synonyms: Summate
Derivative terms: Combination, Combination

9. Verb. Gather in a mass, sum, or whole.
Exact synonyms: Aggregate
Specialized synonyms: Unitise, Unitize
Generic synonyms: Amalgamate, Commix, Mingle, Mix, Unify
Derivative terms: Aggregate, Aggregative, Aggregator, Combination, Combination, Combination, Combination, Combining

10. Verb. Mix together different elements. "The colors blend well"

Definition of Combine

1. v. t. 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.

2. v. i. To form a union; to agree; to coalesce; to confederate.

Definition of Combine

1. Proper noun. (colloquial) London Underground ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to bring (two or more things or activities) together; to unite ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) to have two or more things or properties that function together ¹

4. Noun. A combine harvester ¹

5. Noun. A concern, consortium or syndicate. ¹

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Definition of Combine

1. to blend [v -BINED, -BINING, -BINES] - See also: blend

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Combine

combinational logic
combinatorial chemistry
combinatory logic
combine (current term)
combine harvester
combined-cycle power plant
combined cycle
combined fat-and carbohydrate-induced hyperlipaemia
combined gas law
combined glaucoma
combined heat and power
combined immunodeficiency syndrome
combined modality therapy
combined operation
combined pregnancy
combined sclerosis

Literary usage of Combine

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1. The pilgrim's progress by John Bunyan, James Solas Dodd (1795)
"Now then you three hang there, and be a sign To all that shall against the truth combine. And let him that comes after fear this end, If unto pilgrims he is ..."

2. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1905)
"... combine a collection and display department. We are also street-railway operators. This small exhibit- room is about twenty-five feet square and ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"In the case of John Lackland, the two blunders combine together in a wonderful manner. ... combine ..."

4. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Edward Burnett Tylor (1871)
"... shell-heaps, burial-places, &c., combine to prove original low culture throughout tho world—Stages of progressive Development in industrial arts. ..."

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