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English noun: combine

1. combine (artifact) harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field


Broader (hypernym)harvester, reaper

2. combine (group) a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service


SamplesThey set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly.


Synonymscartel, corporate trust, trust


Broader (hypernym)consortium, pool, syndicate


Narrower (hyponym)drug cartel, oil cartel

3. combine (event) an occurrence that results in things being united


Synonymscombining


Broader (hypernym)union


Narrower (hyponym)conglobation, conglomeration, consolidation, mix, mixture, recombination, recombination


English verb: combine

1. combine (stative) have or possess in combination


SamplesShe unites charm with a good business sense.


Synonymsunite


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something with something


Broader (hypernym)feature, have

2. combine (change) put or add together


SamplesCombine resources.


Synonymscompound


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)add


Narrower (hyponym)mix, recombine, synthesise, synthesize, totalise, totalize

3. combine (contact) combine so as to form a whole; mix


SamplesCompound the ingredients.


Synonymscompound


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)amalgamate, commix, mingle, mix, unify


Narrower (hyponym)carburet, heterodyne, incorporate, integrate, sulfurette, sulphurette

4. combine (possession) add together from different sources


SamplesCombine resources.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)chip in, contribute, give, kick in

5. combine (social) join for a common purpose or in a common action


SamplesThese forces combined with others.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)interact


Narrower (hyponym)summate

6. combine (contact) gather in a mass, sum, or whole


Synonymsaggregate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)amalgamate, commix, mingle, mix, unify


Narrower (hyponym)unitise, unitize

7. combine (change) mix together different elements


SamplesThe colors blend well.


Synonymsblend, coalesce, commingle, conflate, flux, fuse, immix, meld, merge, mix


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)change integrity


Narrower (hyponym)absorb, accrete, admix, alloy, blend in, conjugate, gauge, meld, melt, mix in, syncretise, syncretize









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