combine-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: unite, merge, compound, blend

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] COMBINE[transitive] NP2

"She combines charm with a good business sense."
"Combine the ingredients in a large bowl."
"Hospitals combine efforts to fight the disease."
"The individual groups were combined into one category."

VerbNet: mix-22.1-1-1
FrameNet: Cause_to_amalgamate
PropBank: combine.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 1, 3, 4, 6

Sense Number 2: join, blend, mix

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 COMBINE[intransitive]

"The colors in the room combine well."
"The best of the modern world combines happily with the age-old traditions."
"The forces combine to produce the effect."

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Amalgamation
PropBank: combine.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5, 7