Combine
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 closely together; to bring into harmonious union; to cause or unite so as to form a homogeneous substance, as by chemical union. [1913 Webster]

So fitly them in pairs thou hast combined. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Friendship is the cement which really combines mankind. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

And all combined, save what thou must combine By holy marriage. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Earthly sounds, though sweet and well combined. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

2. To bind; to hold by a moral tie. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

I am combined by a sacred vow. --Shak. [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 — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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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