Combination meaning

kŏmbə-nāshən
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A thing formed by combining.
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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.

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The result of combining.
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One or more elements selected from a set without regard to the order of selection.
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A uniting of substances to form a compound.
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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.
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A shot in which an object ball is pocketed as a result of being struck by another object ball.
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A sequence of numbers or letters used to open a combination lock.
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(mathematics) One or more elements selected from a set without regard to the order of selection.
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An association or alliance of people for some common purpose.
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(billiards) A combination shot; a billiard; a shot where the cue ball hits a ball that strikes another ball on the table.
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The act of combining or the state of being combined.
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An alliance of persons or parties for a common purpose; an association.
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A sequence of numbers or letters used to open a combination lock.
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A combining or being combined.
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An association of persons, firms, political parties, etc. for a common purpose.
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A one-piece undergarment combining an undershirt and drawers.
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The act of combining, the state of being combined or the result of combining.
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Origin of combination

  • From Old French combination, from Late Latin combinatio.

    From Wiktionary