Combine definition

kəm-bīn
To have, exhibit, or involve in combination.

The choreography combines artistry and athletics.

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The definition of combine is to join together or to unite.

When you mix salt and pepper, this is an example of a situation where you combine salt and pepper.

When you join with someone else who believes in the same thing you do, this is an example of a situation where you combine your efforts.

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A power-operated harvesting machine that cuts, threshes, and cleans grain.
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An association of people or groups united for the furtherance of political or commercial interests.
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To join (two or more substances) to make a single substance, such as a chemical compound; mix.
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To come or bring into union; act or mix together; unite; join.
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A combination.
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(colloquial) London Underground.
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(chemistry) To form a compound.
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To harvest a grain crop using a cutting, threshing, and cleaning machine.
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To unite to form a chemical compound.
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To harvest and thresh with a combine.
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A machine for harvesting and threshing grain.
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An association of persons, corporations, etc. for commercial or political, sometimes unethical, purposes.
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To bring into a state of unity; make united.

Combined the ingredients in a bowl; combined the eggs and flour.

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To harvest (a grain crop) using a cutting, threshing, and cleaning machine.
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To become united.

Factors that combined to produce a storm.

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To join together for a common purpose.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
combine
Plural:
combines

Origin of combine

  • Middle English combinen from Old French combiner from Late Latin combīnāre Latin com- com- bīnī two by two dwo- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From combine, referring to the merger and purchase of various underground railway, tram and bus companies in London, combining them into one organisation. Originally applied to Underground Electric Railways of London Company Ltd, since used for successor organisations.

    From Wiktionary