Combine
Combine Com*bine", v. i. 1. To form a union; to agree; to coalesce; to confederate. [1913 Webster]

You with your foes combine, And seem your own destruction to design --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

So sweet did harp and voice combine. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

2. To unite by affinity or natural attraction; as, two substances, which will not combine of themselves, may be made to combine by the intervention of a third. [1913 Webster]

3. (Card Playing) In the game of casino, to play a card which will take two or more cards whose aggregate number of pips equals those of the card played. [1913 Webster]

{Combining weight} (Chem.), that proportional weight, usually referred to hydrogen as a standard, and for each element fixed and exact, by which an element unites with another to form a distinct compound. The combining weights either are identical with, or are multiples or submultiples of, the atomic weight. See {Atomic weight}, under {Atomic}, a. [1913 Webster]


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  • combine — [ kɔ̃bin ] n. f. • fin XIXe; abrév. de combinaison ♦ Fam. Moyen astucieux et plus ou moins honnête employé pour parvenir à ses fins. ⇒ 3. plan, système, 1. truc, tuyau. Tu connais la combine pour entrer sans payer ? « L argent, c est le vol, la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • combiné — combine [ kɔ̃bin ] n. f. • fin XIXe; abrév. de combinaison ♦ Fam. Moyen astucieux et plus ou moins honnête employé pour parvenir à ses fins. ⇒ 3. plan, système, 1. truc, tuyau. Tu connais la combine pour entrer sans payer ? « L argent, c est le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Combine — Lage in Texas Basisdaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Combine — Combine, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 1788 Housing Units (2000): 622 Land area (2000): 7.207140 sq. miles (18.666405 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 7.207140 sq. miles (18.666405 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • combine — (v.) early 15c., from M.Fr. combiner (14c.), from L.L. combinare to unite, yoke together, from L. com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + bini two by two, adv. from bi twice. Related: Combinative; combined; combining. The noun …   Etymology dictionary

  • combine — [kəm bīn′; ] for n. & v.3 [, käm′bīn΄] vt., vi. combined, combining [ME combinen < OFr combiner < LL combinare, to unite < L com , together + bini, two by two < base of bis: see BI 1] 1. to come or bring into union; act or mix… …   English World dictionary

  • Combine — Com*bine (k[o^]m*b[imac]n ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Combined} (k[o^]m*b[imac]nd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Combining}.] [LL. combinare, combinatum; L. com + binus, pl. bini, two and two, double: cf. F. combiner. See {Binary}.] 1. To unite or join; to link …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • combiné — combiné, ée (kon bi né, née) part. passé. 1°   Objets combinés deux à deux.    Armée, flotte combinée, armée, flotte formée des forces réunies de deux ou plusieurs puissances.    Terme de chimie. Réuni par combinaison. L oxygène et l hydrogène… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • combine — vb 1 unite, associate, link, conjoin, *join, connect, relate Analogous words: *mix, mingle, commingle, blend, fuse, amalgamate: consolidate, unify (see COMPACT vb) Antonyms: separate Contrasted words: part, divide, sever, sunder, divorce (see… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • combine — I (act in concert) verb act as one, act jointly, affiliate with, ally, associate, band together, coact, collaborate, collude, concert, confederate, conspire, cooperate, coordinate, enlist with, enter into partnership with, federate, form a union …   Law dictionary

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