[kuh m-bahynd] /kəmˈbaɪnd/
made by ; joined; united, as in a chemical compound.
taken as a whole or considered together; in the aggregate:
outselling all other brands combined.
[verb kuh m-bahyn for 1, 2, 6, kom-bahyn for 3, 7; noun kom-bahyn, kuh m-bahyn for 8, 9, kom-bahyn for 10] /verb kəmˈbaɪn for 1, 2, 6, ˈkɒm baɪn for 3, 7; noun ˈkɒm baɪn, kəmˈbaɪn for 8, 9, ˈkɒm baɪn for 10/
verb (used with object), combined, combining.
to bring into or join in a close union or whole; unite:
She combined the ingredients to make the cake. They combined the two companies.
to possess or exhibit in union:
a plan that combines the best features of several other plans.
to harvest (grain) with a combine.
verb (used without object), combined, combining.
to unite; coalesce:
The clay combined with the water to form a thick paste.
to unite for a common purpose; join forces:
After the two factions combined, they proved invincible.
to enter into chemical union.
to use a combine in harvesting.
a of persons or groups for the furtherance of their political, commercial, or other interests, as a syndicate, cartel, or trust.
a harvesting machine for cutting and threshing grain in the field.
to integrate or cause to be integrated; join together
to unite or cause to unite to form a chemical compound
(agriculture) to harvest (crops) with a combine harvester
(agriculture) short for combine harvester
an association of enterprises, esp in order to gain a monopoly of a market
an association of business corporations, political parties, sporting clubs, etc, for a common purpose
early 15c., from Middle French combiner (14c.), from Late Latin combinare “to unite, yoke together,” from Latin com- “together” (see com-) + bini “two by two,” adverb from bi- “twice” (see binary). Related: Combinative; combined; combining.
“machine that cuts, threshes and cleans grain” (short for combine harvester), 1857, from combine (v.).
- Combined glaucoma
combined glaucoma n. Glaucoma with angle-closure and open-angle mechanisms in the same eye.
- Combined immunodeficiency
combined immunodeficiency n. Immunodeficiency of both the B-cells and T-cells.
[kuh m-bahynd] /kəmˈbaɪnd/ adjective 1. made by ; joined; united, as in a chemical compound. 2. taken as a whole or considered together; in the aggregate: outselling all other brands combined.
plural noun 1. war operations carried out cooperatively by two or more allied nations or by coordination of the land, sea, and air forces of one or more nations.