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combine

com·bine

combine

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: km baIn
inflections: combined, combines, combining
definition: to bring or join together into a whole.
He combined flour and water to make dough.
synonyms:
blend, join, mix
antonyms:
isolate
similar words:
connect, weld
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: kam baIn
definition: a machine used to gather crops. A combine cuts and cleans the grain.
The farmer used a combine to harvest wheat.
 
derivations: combinable (adj.), combined (adj.)
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The word combine contains the following part:
com- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix com- attaches to Latin bases beginning with m, p, or b. It has multiple forms, as the m' sound in com- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms col-, con-, cor-, and co-. Note: com- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "commemorate " and "command ."
synonyms:
syn-