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Definition of "recombine" [re•com•bine]

  • To combine (things) again. (verb-transitive)
  • To combine again. (verb-intransitive)
  • Genetics To undergo or cause recombination; form new combinations. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "recombine" in a sentence
  • "The mysteriousness of Stonehenge is on par with how peanuts and corn "recombine" in poop."
  • "The flavors combine and recombine in endless variation as you eat, and the textures are all there: crunch, snap, chew, squish."
  • "Mr. STEVEN JOHNSON (Author, "Where Good Ideas Come From"): Ideas come together from kind of fragments that you borrow from another field or another person that you recombine and kind of remix into a new form."