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Combine

Combine

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noun


(1)   Harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field
(2)   An occurrence that results in things being united
(3)   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"

verb


(4)   Put or add together
"Combine resources"
(5)   Mix together different elements
"The colors blend well"
(6)   Gather in a mass, sum, or whole
(7)   Combine so as to form a whole; mix
"Compound the ingredients"
(8)   Add together from different sources
"Combine resources"
(9)   Join for a common purpose or in a common action
"These forces combined with others"
(10)   Have or possess in combination
"She unites charm with a good business sense"
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Etymology


, from from +

Verb



  1. to bring (two or more things or activities) together; to unite
    • Combine the milk and the hot water in a large bowl.
    • I'm combining business and pleasure on this trip.
  2. to have two or more things or properties that function together
    • Joe combines the intelligence of a rock with the honesty of a politician.


Noun



  1. A short form for combine harvester.
    • We can't finish harvesting because our combine is stuck in the mud.
  2. A concern, consortium or syndicate.