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v. re·com·bined, re·com·bin·ing, re·com·bines
To combine (things) again.
1. To combine again.
2. Genetics To undergo or cause recombination; form new combinations.
to join together again
Past participle: recombined
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|Verb||1.||recombine - undergo genetic recombination; "The DNA can recombine"|
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
recombine - cause genetic recombination; "should scientists recombine DNA?"
|2.||recombine - cause genetic recombination; "should scientists recombine DNA?"|
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
recombine - undergo genetic recombination; "The DNA can recombine"
|3.||recombine - to combine or put together again|