Combine vs. Compile

Combine vs. Compile — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Combine and Compile

Combineverb

To bring into a state of unity; make united

combined the ingredients in a bowl.combined the eggs and flour.

Compileverb

To gather into a single book.

Combineverb

To join (two or more substances) to make a single substance, such as a chemical compound; mix.

Compileverb

To put together or compose from materials gathered from several sources

compile an encyclopedia.

Combineverb

To have, exhibit, or involve in combination

The choreography combines artistry and athletics.

Compileverb

(Computers) To translate (a program) into machine language.

Combineverb

(kŏmbīn′) To harvest (a grain crop) using a cutting, threshing, and cleaning machine.

Compileverb

(transitive) To put together; to assemble; to make by gathering things from various sources.

Combineverb

To become united

factors that combined to produce a storm.

Compileverb

(obsolete) To construct, build.

Combineverb

To join together for a common purpose.

Compileverb

To use a compiler to process source code and produce executable code.

After I compile this program I'll run it and see if it works.

Combineverb

(Chemistry) To form a compound.

Compileverb

To be successfully processed by a compiler into executable code.

There must be an error in my source code because it won't compile.

Combineverb

(kŏmbīn′) To harvest a grain crop using a cutting, threshing, and cleaning machine.

Compileverb

To contain or comprise.

Combinenoun

A power-operated harvesting machine that cuts, threshes, and cleans grain.

Compileverb

(obsolete) To write; to compose.

Combinenoun

An association of people or groups united for the furtherance of political or commercial interests.

Compilenoun

(programming) An act of compiling code.

Combinenoun

A combination.

Compileverb

get or gather together;

I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wifeShe is amassing a lot of data for her thesisShe rolled up a small fortune

Combineverb

(transitive) To bring (two or more things or activities) together; to unite.

Combine the milk and the hot water in a large bowl.I'm combining business and pleasure on this trip.

Compileverb

put together out of existing material;

compile a list

Combineverb

(transitive) To have two or more things or properties that function together.

Joe combines the intelligence of a rock with the honesty of a politician.

Compileverb

use a computer program to translate source code written in a particular programming language into computer-readable machine code that can be executed

Combineverb

(intransitive) To come together; to unite.

two substances that easily combine

Combineverb

(card games) In the game of casino, to play a card which will take two or more cards whose aggregate number of pips equals those of the card played.

Combineverb

(obsolete) To bind; to hold by a moral tie.

Combinenoun

A combine harvester

We can't finish harvesting because our combine is stuck in the mud.

Combinenoun

A combination

Combinenoun

Especially, a joint enterprise of whatever legal form for a purpose of business or in any way promoting the interests of the participants, sometimes with monopolistic intentions.

The telecom companies were accused of having formed an illegal combine in order to hike up the network charges.

Combinenoun

An industrial conglomeration in a socialist country, particularly in the former Soviet bloc.

Combinenoun

harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field

Combinenoun

a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service;

they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly

Combinenoun

an occurrence that results in things being united

Combineverb

put or add together;

combine resources

Combineverb

have or possess in combination;

she unites charm with a good business sense

Combineverb

combine so as to form a whole; mix;

compound the ingredients

Combineverb

add together from different sources;

combine resources

Combineverb

join for a common purpose or in a common action;

These forces combined with others

Combineverb

gather in a mass, sum, or whole

Combineverb

mix together different elements;

The colors blend well