- Inflections of 'combine' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
- v 3rd person singular
- v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
- v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
- v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020
combine ⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- combine the flour and [the eggs, water, the other ingredients]
- combine the flour with [the eggs]
- combine (all) the ingredients (together)
- combine (all) the ingredients in a [bowl, dish, pan]
- combine the two ingredients
- combines (all) the [advantages, benefits] of
- combines [several, a few, many, multiple, two of]
- combines functionality and [beauty, design]
- combine your [items, orders] for shipping
- (must) combine our efforts
- combine them to [make, create, form]
n as adj
- UK: a [food, product, financial] combine
- UK: the world's biggest [food] combine
- UK: an [influential, international, industrial] combine
- UK: a [powerful, large, far-reaching, massive] combine
- UK: formed a combine to [prevent, improve, ensure, offer, monopolize]
- UK: combines and [syndicates, blocs, cartels]
- use a combine to harvest the [wheat, field]
- the [farmer's, family's] combine
- [operate, drive] a combine harvester
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