Combine


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, 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. km) FIPS… …   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


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