HyperDic: combination

English > 7 senses of the word combination:
NOUNgroupcombinationa collection of things that have been combined
groupcombinationa coordinated sequence of chess moves
groupcombinationa sequence of numbers or letters that opens a combination lock
groupcombinationa group of people (often temporary) having a common purpose
groupcombinationan 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)
actcombinationthe act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to order
actcombination, combining, compoundingthe act of combining things to form a new whole / whole
combination > pronunciation
Soundskaa.mbahney'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > combination: 7 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities.
NarroweramalgamA combination or blend of diverse things
color scheme, colour schemeA planned combination of colors
complexionA combination that results from coupling or interlinking
haplotype(genetics) a combination of alleles (for different genes) that are located closely together on the same chromosome and that tend to be inherited together
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishcombinación
Verbscombinemix together different elements
combineput or add together
combinegather in a mass, sum, or whole
English > combination: 7 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA coordinated sequence of chess moves.
BroadersequenceSerial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
Spanishcombinación
English > combination: 7 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA sequence of numbers or letters that opens a combination lock.
Example"he forgot the combination to the safe"
BroadersequenceSerial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
Spanishclave, combinación
Catalanclau, combinació
Adjectivescombinatorialrelating to or involving combinations
English > combination: 7 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA group of people (often temporary) having a common purpose.
Example"they were a winning combination"
Broaderunit, social unitAn organization regarded as part of a larger / larger social group
Spanishcombinación
Catalancombinació
Adjectivescombinatorialrelating to or involving combinations
Verbscombinegather in a mass, sum, or whole
combinejoin for a common purpose or in a common action / action
English > combination: 7 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningAn 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).
Categorypolitics, political science, governmentThe study of government of states and other political units
Narrowercombination in restraint of trade(law) any monopoly / monopoly or contract or combination or conspiracy intended to restrain commerce (which are illegal according to antitrust laws of the United States)
Broaderalliance, coalition, alignment, alinementAn organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
Adjectivescombinatorialrelating to or involving combinations
Verbscombinegather in a mass, sum, or whole
combinejoin for a common purpose or in a common action / action
English > combination: 7 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to order.
Broadermathematical process, mathematical operation, operation(mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods
Spanishcombinación
Catalancombinació
Adjectivescombinatorialrelating to the combination and arrangement of elements in sets
Verbscombineput or add together
combinegather in a mass, sum, or whole
English > combination: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe act of combining things to form a new whole / whole.
Synonymscombining, compounding
Narrowerattachment, affixationThe act of attaching or affixing something
blend, blendingThe act of blending components together thoroughly
confusionAn act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended
consolidation, integrationThe act of combining into an integral whole / whole
fusionThe act of fusing (or melting) together
interspersion, interspersalThe act of combining one thing at intervals among other things
mix, commixture, admixture, mixture, intermixture, mixingThe act of mixing together
temperanceThe act of tempering
union, unification, uniting, conjugation, jointureThe act of making or becoming a single unit
Broaderchange of integrityThe act of changing the unity or wholeness of something
Spanishcombinación, composición
Catalancombinació, composició, fórmula magistral
Adjectivescombinatorialrelating to or involving combinations

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