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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 of combine combination, cartel, syndicate, trustWords Related to combine 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 of combine alliance, axis, bloc, block, coalition, combination, confederacy, confederation, federation, league, unionWords Related to combine 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 of combine associate, coalesce, unite, conjoin, conjugate, connect, couple, fuse, interfuse, join, link (up), marry, unifyWords Related to combine mate, yoke; ally, confederate, league; chain, compound, hitch, hook, splice; assemble, cluster, congregate, constellate, convene, gather, meet; recombine, reconnect, rejoin, reunify, reuniteNear Antonyms of combine detach, disaffiliate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, fractionate, isolate, resolve, uncouple, unyoke; disband, disperse, scatterAntonyms of combine 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 of combine amalgamate, blend, comingle, commingle, commix, composite, concrete, conflate, fuse, homogenize, immingle, immix, incorporate, integrate, interfuse, intermingle, intermix, meld, merge, mingle, mixWords Related to combine add, admix, beat (in), cut in, fold, stir, toss; coalesce, compound, emulsify; conjoin, join, knit, link, unite; intertwine, interweave, weaveNear Antonyms of combine cleave, disjoin, disunite, divide, divorce, part, rupture, sever, sunder; disperse, dissolve, scatter; detach, disengage, splitAntonyms of combine break down, break up, separate, unmix

Synonym Discussion of combine

join, combine, unite, connect, link, associate, relate mean to bring or come together into some manner of union. join implies a bringing into contact or conjunction of any degree of closeness.
    • joined forces in an effort to win
combine implies some merging or mingling with corresponding loss of identity of each unit.
    • combined jazz and rock to create a new music
unite implies somewhat greater loss of separate identity.
    • the colonies united to form a republic
connect suggests a loose or external attachment with little or no loss of identity.
    • a mutual defense treaty connected the two nations
link may imply strong connection or inseparability of elements still retaining identity.
    • a name forever linked with liberty
associate stresses the mere fact of frequent occurrence or existence together in space or in logical relation.
    • opera is popularly associated with high society
relate suggests the existence of a real or presumed logical connection.
    • related what he observed to what he already knew

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