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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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