- The definition of a combination is something created by joining or mixing two or more people or things together, or a series of numbers used to open a lock.
- An example of a combination is a classroom of both mental and physical learning activities.
- An example of a combination is a salad with veggies, nuts, seeds and fruit.
- An example of a combination is a series of numbers entered into a lock in order for the lock to open.
This salad is a combination of many different ingredients.
combination definition by Webster's New World
- a combining or being combined
- a thing formed by combining
- an association of persons, firms, political parties, etc. for a common purpose
- the series of numbers or letters used in opening a combination lock
- the mechanism operating such a lock
- a one-piece undergarment combining an undershirt and drawers
- Chem. a uniting of substances to form a compound
- Math. any of the various groupings, or subsets, into which a number, or set, of units may be arranged without regard to order: dual combinations of A, B, C, and D are AB, AC, AD, BC, BD, CD
- Pool a shot in which an object ball is pocketed as a result of being struck by another object ballin full combination shot
Origin: Middle English combinacioun ; from Late Latin combinatio, a joining two by two
- combinational adjective
combination definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The act of combining or the state of being combined.
- The result of combining.
- An alliance of persons or parties for a common purpose; an association.
- A sequence of numbers or letters used to open a combination lock.
- Mathematics One or more elements selected from a set without regard to the order of selection.
- comˌbi·naˈtion·al adjective
combination - Business Definition
- A union of two or more entities, either by merging one or more of the entities into another of the entities or by consolidating the entities into a new entity. Also called business combination.
- In statistics, the number of ways objects can be arranged or selected.