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Definition 1: harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field - [noun denoting artifact]

(combine is a kind of ...) farm machine that gathers a food crop from the fields

Definition 2: an occurrence that results in things being united - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for combine in the sense of this definition

(combine is a kind of ...) the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts

"lightning produced an unusual union of the metals"

(... is a kind of combine ) (genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents

(... is a kind of combine ) (physics) a combining of charges or transfer of electrons in a gas that results in the neutralization of ions; important for ions arising from the passage of high-energy particles

(... is a kind of combine ) combining into a solid mass

(... is a kind of combine ) an event that combines things in a mixture

"a gradual mixture of cultures"

(... is a kind of combine ) an occurrence combining miscellaneous things into a (more or less) rounded mass

Definition 3: a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service - [noun denoting group]

Samples where combine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly

Synonyms for combine in the sense of this definition

(combine is a kind of ...) an association of companies for some definite purpose

(... is a kind of combine ) an illicit cartel formed to control the production and distribution of narcotic drugs

"drug cartels sometimes finance terrorist organizations"

(... is a kind of combine ) a cartel of companies or nations formed to control the production and distribution of oil

Definition 4: mix together different elements - [verb of change]

Samples where combine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The colors blend well

Synonyms for combine in the sense of this definition

(combine is a kind of ...) change in physical make-up

(... is a kind of combine ) make an alloy of

(... is a kind of combine ) mix or blend

"Hyaline casts were admixed with neutrophils"

(... is a kind of combine ) unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds

(... is a kind of combine ) grow together (of plants and organs)

"After many years the rose bushes grew together"

(... is a kind of combine ) cause (something) to be mixed with (something else)

"At this stage of making the cake, blend in the nuts"

(... is a kind of combine ) lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually

"Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"

(... is a kind of combine ) cause to become one with

"The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"

(... is a kind of combine ) mix in specific proportions

"gauge plaster"

(... is a kind of combine ) become fused

Definition 5: put or add together - [verb of change]

Samples where combine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • combine resources

Synonyms for combine in the sense of this definition

(combine is a kind of ...) make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of

"We added two students to that dorm room" "She added a personal note to her letter" "Add insult to injury" "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"

(... is a kind of combine ) make into a total

"Can we totalize these different ideas into one philosophy?"

(... is a kind of combine ) to combine or put together again

(... is a kind of combine ) combine (electronic signals)

"mixing sounds"

(... is a kind of combine ) combine so as to form a more complex, product

"his operas synthesize music and drama in perfect harmony" "The liver synthesizes vitamins"

Definition 6: combine so as to form a whole; mix - [verb of contact]

Samples where combine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • compound the ingredients

Synonyms for combine in the sense of this definition

(combine is a kind of ...) to bring or combine together or with something else

"resourcefully he mingled music and dance"

(... is a kind of combine ) make into a whole or make part of a whole

"She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal"

(... is a kind of combine ) combine (a radio frequency wave) with a locally generated wave of a different frequency so as to produce a new frequency equal to the sum or the difference between the two

(... is a kind of combine ) combine with sulfur

(... is a kind of combine ) combine with carbon

Definition 7: gather in a mass, sum, or whole - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for combine in the sense of this definition

(combine is a kind of ...) to bring or combine together or with something else

"resourcefully he mingled music and dance"

(... is a kind of combine ) make into a unit

"unitize a car body"

Definition 8: add together from different sources - [verb of possession]

Samples where combine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • combine resources

(combine is a kind of ...) contribute to some cause

"I gave at the office"

Samples where combine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These forces combined with others

(combine is a kind of ...) act together or towards others or with others

"He should interact more with his colleagues"

(... is a kind of combine ) form or constitute a cumulative effect

Definition 10: have or possess in combination - [verb of stative]

Samples where combine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she unites charm with a good business sense

Synonyms for combine in the sense of this definition

(combine is a kind of ...) have as a feature

"This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"

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