US: /ˈkɑmbaɪn/, /kəmˈbaɪn/

English Vietnamese dictionary

combine /'kɔmbain/
  • danh từ
    • (thương nghiệp) côngbin, xanhđica
      • a wheat combine: côngbin lúa mì
    • máy liên hợp, máy gặt đập ((cũng) combine harvester)
    • động từ
      • kết hợp, phối hợp
        • to combine forces: phối hợp các lực lượng
        • combined operation: (quân sự) cuộc hành quân phối hợp
      • (hoá học) hoá hợp
      • (toán học) tổ hợp

    Advanced English dictionary

    verb, noun
    + verb
    1 ~ (sth) (with sth)
    ~ A and B (together) to come together to form a single thing or group; to join two or more things or groups together to form a single one: [V] Hydrogen and oxygen combine to form water. + Hydrogen combines with oxygen to form water. + Several factors had combined to ruin our plans. + [VN] Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. + Combine the eggs with a little flour and heat the mixture gently. + The German team scored a combined total of 652 points.
    2 [VN] ~ A and / with B to have two or more different features or characteristics; to put two or more different things, features or qualities together: The hotel combines comfort with convenience. + This model combines a telephone and fax machine. + a kitchen and dining-room combined + We are still looking for someone who combines all the necessary qualities. + They have successfully combined the old with the new in this room.
    3 [VN] ~ A and / with B to do two or more things at the same time: The trip will combine business with pleasure. + She has successfully combined a career and bringing up a family.
    4 to come together in order to work or act together; to put two things or groups together so that they work or act together: [V] The gangs combined against a common enemy. + [VN] the combined effects of the two drugs + You should try to combine exercise with a healthy diet. + It took the combined efforts of both the press and the public to bring about a change in the law.
    Idioms see FORCE n.
    + noun
    1 (BrE also combine harvester) a large farm machine which cuts a crop and separates the grains from the rest of the plant
    2 a group of people or organizations acting together in business

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 unite, unify, join, connect, relate, link, conjoin, band, ally, associate, integrate, merge, pool:
    Combine forces, and we'll win.
    2 blend, mix, amalgamate, mingle, consolidate, compound, incorporate, put together:
    Combine the water, butter, and salt in a saucepan.
    3 blend, fuse, synthesize, bind, bond, compound, unite, coalesce, come together, commingle, mingle:
    When heated, the silver combines with the chlorine.

    Collocation dictionary


    She successfully combines her career with family life.


    to combine against a common enemy
    | with
    Combine the flour with the water to make a stiff paste.

    Concise English dictionary

    +harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field
    +a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service
    +an occurrence that results in things being united
    +put or add together
    +have or possess in combination
    +combine so as to form a whole; mix
    +add together from different sources
    +join for a common purpose or in a common action
    +gather in a mass, sum, or whole
    +mix together different elements