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  • Verb




Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups had the great idea of combining or putting together chocolate and peanut butter. When Reese’s combined or joined the two, they created a taste just about everybody loves. I wonder what Reese’s will combine or mix together next—maybe marshmallow and chocolate? I sure hope that they combine or join together two other flavors soon, for it will be a lot of fun to try it out!

Quiz: What happens when things are combined?

  • They are looked at closely.
  • They are brought into a whole.
  • They are held away from each other.

Memory Hook

Combine: C, O, M, B, I, N, + E When you combine the letters C, O, M, B, I, N, and E, you get the word "combine!"


  • It was a kind of trapped restlessness combined with a feeling of kinship for the equally trapped and restless Talat that drew her to his pasture. —The Hero and the Crown
  • June 1934 Harvest The combines have started moving across the fields, bringing in wheat, whatever has managed to grow. —Out Of The Dust

Word Ingredients

com- with, together
bi two

When you combine two things, you put the “two together.”

Word Theater

Ad for Reese's Peanut Butter Cups Just combine peanut butter and chocolate, and you have a tasty treat!

Word Constellation


Word Variants

combination n when two or more things have been brought together