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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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.
So fitly them in pairs thou hast combined. --Milton.
Friendship is the cement which really combines
mankind. --Dr. H. More.
And all combined, save what thou must combine
By holy marriage. --Shak.
Earthly sounds, though sweet and well combined.
2. To bind; to hold by a moral tie. [Obs.]
I am combined by a sacred vow. --Shak.
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Combine \Com*bine"\, v. i.
1. To form a union; to agree; to coalesce; to confederate.
You with your foes combine,
And seem your own destruction to design --Dryden.
So sweet did harp and voice combine. --Sir W.
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.
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.
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while
moving across the field
2: a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit
competition by controlling the production and distribution of
a product or service; "they set up the trust in the hope of
gaining a monopoly" [syn: trust, corporate trust,
3: an occurrence that results in things being united [syn:
v 1: have or possess in combination; "she unites charm with a
good business sense" [syn: unite, combine]
2: put or add together; "combine resources" [syn: compound,
3: combine so as to form a whole; mix; "compound the
ingredients" [syn: compound, combine]
4: add together from different sources; "combine resources"
5: join for a common purpose or in a common action; "These
forces combined with others"
6: gather in a mass, sum, or whole [syn: aggregate, combine]
7: mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
[syn: blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle,
immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
343 Moby Thesaurus words for "combine":
Aktiengesellschaft, Anschluss, Bund, Rochdale cooperative,
accompany, accord, accouple, accumulate, act in concert,
act together, add, addition, admix, affiliate, affiliation,
agglomerate, agglomeration, agglutinate, aggregate, aggregation,
aggroup, agree, agreement, aktiebolag, alliance, alloy, ally,
amalgamate, amalgamation, amass, articulate, assemblage, assemble,
assimilate, assimilation, associate, associate with, association,
assort with, attend, axis, band, band together, batch,
be in cahoots, be in league, bemingle, bind, blend, blending, bloc,
body, body corporate, bond, bracket, bridge, bridge over,
bring together, build, build up, bulk, bunch, bunch together,
bunch up, business, business establishment, cabal, cartel, cement,
centralization, chain, chamber of commerce, clap together,
club together, clump, cluster, coact, coadunate, coalesce,
coalescence, coalition, coincide, collaborate, collect, college,
colligate, collocate, collude, combination, combo, come together,
commercial enterprise, commingle, commix, common market, compagnie,
companion, company, compare, compile, compose, composition,
compound, comprise, concatenate, concern, concert, concoct,
concord, concur, confederacy, confederate, confederation,
congeries, conglobulate, conglomerate, conglomerate corporation,
conglomeration, conjoin, conjugate, conjugation, conjunction,
connect, connive, consist of, consociate, consolidate,
consolidating company, consolidation, consort with, consortium,
conspiracy, conspire, constitute, construct, consumer cooperative,
cooperate, cooperative, cooperative society, copartnership,
copulate, corporate body, corporation, corps, corral, correspond,
council, couple with, cover, credit union, cumulate, customs union,
dig up, diversified corporation, do business with, draw together,
dredge up, drive together, economic community, ecumenism,
embodiment, embody, embrace, emulsify, encompass, encompassment,
enosis, enter into, enterprise, fabricate, faction, federalization,
federate, federation, firm, flock together, flux, form,
free trade area, fuse, fusion, gang, gather, gather in,
gather together, get heads together, get in, get together, glue,
go along with, go into, go partners, go with, group, grouping,
hang around with, hang together, happen together, harmonize, hash,
herd together, hold together, holding company, homogenize, hook up,
hookup, house, identify, immingle, immix, include, inclusion,
incorporate, incorporation, industry, integrate, integration,
interblend, interfuse, interlace, interlard, intermingle, intermix,
intertwine, interweave, join, join in, join together,
joint-stock association, joint-stock company, jumble, junction,
junta, juxtapose, keep company with, keep together, knead, knot,
lay together, league, league together, link, lump together,
machine, make, make common cause, make one, make up, marriage,
marry, marshal, mass, match, meld, melding, melt into one, merge,
merge in, merger, mingle, mingle-mangle, mix, mix up, mob,
mobilize, muster, operating company, organize, package,
package deal, pair, partner, partnership, party, piece together,
play ball, plunderbund, political machine, pool, public utility,
pull together, put heads together, put together, raise, rake up,
rally, reciprocate, reembody, relate, ring, roll into one,
round up, run with, scramble, scrape together, shade into, shuffle,
society, solder, solidification, solidify, span, splice,
stand together, stick together, stir up, stock company, structure,
synchronize, syncretism, syncretize, syndicate, syndication,
syneresis, synergize, synthesis, synthesize, take in, take up,
tape, team up, throw in together, throw together, tie, tie in,
tie up, tie-up, toss together, trade association, trust,
unification, unify, union, unite, unite efforts, unite in, utility,
wait on, wed, wedding, work, work together, yoke
From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :
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 code: 16216
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 32.588374 N, 96.515584 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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