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combine

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of combine

  1. 1 a number of businesses or enterprises united for commercial advantage <charged that the cable companies had formed an illegal combine for the purpose of keeping rates artificially high> Synonyms combination, cartel, syndicate, trustRelated Words chain, conglomerate, megacorporation, multinational; association, guild (also gild), organization, partnership, pool, union; big business

  2. 2 an association of persons, parties, or states for mutual assistance and protection <one of the most notorious combines in the history of organized crime> Synonyms alliance, axis, bloc, block, coalition, combination, confederacy, confederation, federation, league, unionRelated Words cabal, conspiracy, junto; cartel, syndicate, trust; faction, front, fusion, side, wing; association, group, organization; affiliation, cooperative, partnership; circuit, conference




combine

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of combine

  1. 1 to come together to form a single unit <the room's highly varied design elements combine to form a harmonious whole> Synonyms associate, coalesce, unite, conjoin, conjugate, connect, couple, fuse, interfuse, join, link (up), marry, unifyRelated Words mate, yoke; ally, confederate, league; chain, compound, hitch, hook, splice; assemble, cluster, congregate, constellate, convene, gather, meet; recombine, reconnect, rejoin, reunify, reuniteNear Antonyms detach, disaffiliate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, fractionate, isolate, resolve, uncouple, unyoke; disband, disperse, scatterAntonyms break up, dissever, part, section, separate, sever, split, sunder, unlink

  2. 2 to turn into a single mass or entity that is more or less the same throughout <combine the sugar and flour in a bowl> Synonyms amalgamate, blend, comingle, commingle, commix, composite, concrete, conflate, fuse, homogenize, immingle, immix, incorporate, integrate, interfuse, intermingle, intermix, meld, merge, mingle, mixRelated Words add, admix, beat (in), cut in, fold, stir, toss; coalesce, compound, emulsify; conjoin, join, knit, link, unite; intertwine, interweave, weaveNear Antonyms cleave, disjoin, disunite, divide, divorce, part, rupture, sever, sunder; disperse, dissolve, scatter; detach, disengage, splitAntonyms break down, break up, separate, unmix





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