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combination - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'combination' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Combination [ n.]
- The act or process of combining or uniting persons and things.
- The result of combining or uniting; union of persons or things; esp. a union or alliance of persons or states to effect some purpose; -- usually in a bad sense.
- The act or process of uniting by chemical affinity, by which substances unite with each other in definite proportions by weight to form distinct compounds.
- The different arrangements of a number of objects, as letters, into groups.

Meaning of 'combination' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . combination [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a sequence of numbers or letters that opens a combination lock
Example in sentence:
  • he forgot the combination to the safe
Meaning (2):
- a group of people (often temporary) having a common purpose
Example in sentence:
  • they were a winning combination