[n] the act of combining things to form a new whole
[n] the act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to order
[n] a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
[n] an alliance of people or corporations or countries for a special purpose (formerly to achieve some antisocial end but now for general political or economic purposes)
[n] a group of people (often temporary) having a common purpose; "they were a winning combination"
[n] a sequence of numbers or letters that opens a combination lock; "he forgot the combination to the safe"
[n] a coordinated sequence of chess moves