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Noun
/ˌkämbəˈnāSHən/,
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combinations, plural;
  1. The act or an instance of combining; the process of being combined
    • - the combination of hot water and cold air can produce heart attacks
  2. Uniting different uses, functions, or ingredients
    • - a combination garment bag and backpack
  3. The state of being joined or united in such a way
    • - these four factors work together in combination
  4. The joining of substances in a compound with new properties

  5. The state of being in a compound

  6. A set of people or things that have been combined
    • - a combination of blackberries, raspberries, and rhubarb
    • - a combination of beauty and utility
  7. An arrangement of elements
    • - the canvases may be arranged in any number of combinations
  8. A sequence of numbers or letters used to open a combination lock
    • - a combination briefcase
  9. (in various sports and games) A coordinated and effective sequence of moves
    • - a good uppercut/hook combination
  10. (in equestrian sports) A jump consisting of two or more elements

  11. A selection of a given number of elements from a larger number without regard to their arrangement


  1. a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  2. a coordinated sequence of chess moves
  3. a sequence of numbers or letters that opens a combination lock; "he forgot the combination to the safe"
  4. a group of people (often temporary) having a common purpose; "they were a winning combination"
  5. an alliance of people or corporations or countries for a special purpose (formerly to achieve some antisocial end but now for general political or economic purposes)
  6. the act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to order
  7. In chess, a combination is a sequence of moves, often initiated by a sacrifice, which leaves the opponent few options and results in tangible gain. ...
  8. Various obstacles are found in competitive sports involving Horse jumping. These include show jumping, hunter, and the cross-country phase of the equestrian discipline of eventing. ...
  9. The Combination was a minor league during the early days of English football. It had two incarnations; the first ran only for the 1888–89 season for teams across the Northern England and the Midlands, and was wound up before completion. ...
  10. The following is a list of episodes from the USA Network original series The Dead Zone. The series debuted on June 16, 2002.
  11. The Combination is a 2009 Australian drama film, directed by David Field and written by George Basha. ...
  12. (Combinations (album)) Combinations is the second full length album by the band Eisley. It was released on August 14, 2007.
  13. A combine harvester; A concern, consortium or syndicate; to bring (two or more things or activities) together; to unite; to have two or more things or properties that function together
  14. (combined) Total of parts; united
  15. Combinations of engine, gearing, suspension, aerodynamic parts, and wheel and tire settings which teams forecast will work under varying conditions and tracks. These combinations (also known as set-ups) are recorded and used as baseline when teams arrive at a track.
  16. (COMBINATIONS) Letter groups that fit well with other letters to provide a selection of useful bonus words, memorable because of the common combination.
  17. (Combinations) Original organizations of employees who banded together for better wages and working conditions. They were outlawed in most countries as a threat to private property rights of employers and a restraint on trade.
  18. (Combinations) Property owners can combine two or more parcels of land into one parcel provided they are all in the same taxing jurisdiction, not divided by a road, and have no delinquent taxes. The property must have the same fee owner. A combination can be done without the approval of the city.
  19. (Combinations) Regimens generally include combinations of short and longer-acting insulins to help match the natural cycle. ...
  20. (Combinations) The number of ways n items may be combined together, irrespective of order. When counting combinations, the coin toss results HHT, HTH, and THH count as one, since they have the same constituents (2H, 1T) and differ only in the order in which those constituents are arranged. ...
  21. (Combinations) Used to determine whether the starting hand is playable, based on the number of outs possible from just the three cards.
  22. (Combine) grains are harvested by a machine known as a combine. Delta crops harvested by this farm machine include corn, milo, rice, soybeans, and wheat. The combine cuts the stalks at the ground, runs the entire plant through the machine separating the grain from the chaff or stalk. ...
  23. Combine (Harvester) Normally a self propelled machine which cuts, thrashes and separates grain from straw which it leaves either swathed or chopped.
  24. (COMBINE) to mix two or more ingredients together.
  25. (Combine) A large self-propelled machine which harvests grain crops. It has various attachments called headers designed for use in harvesting specific crops. Wheat is harvested using the reel-type header; corn is harvested using a corn head; soybeans are harvested using a bean head.