Quick answer
"Combine" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "combinar", and "mix" is a noun which is often translated as "la mezcla". Learn more about the difference between "combine" and "mix" below.
combine(
kam
-
bayn
,
kuhm
-
bayn
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to join or mix together)
a. combinar
Our products combine quality with design.Nuestros productos combinan calidad y diseño.
b. mezclar
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, and mix.Mezcle todos los ingredientes en un bol y remuévalos.
c. aunar
If we combine our forces, we will be more powerful.Si aunamos nuestras fuerzas, seremos más poderosos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to come together)
a. combinarse
Two hydrogen atoms combine to form a hydrogen molecule.Dos átomos de hidrógeno se combinan para formar una molécula de hidrógeno.
b. unirse
The four kings combined to fight against a common enemy.Los cuatro reyes se unieron para combatir a un enemigo común.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (economy or politics)
a. el grupo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new combine now controls the majority of the car factories.El nuevo grupo controla ahora la mayoría de las fábricas de automóviles.
4. (agriculture)
a. la cosechadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have a licence to drive combines.Tengo licencia para manejar cosechadoras.
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mix(
mihks
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (combination)
a. la mezcla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My dog is a mix of Chihuahua and Pomeranian.Mi perro es una mezcla de chihuahua y pomeranio.
b. la combinación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our wedding decor is a mix of rustic and chic.La decoración de nuestra boda es una combinación de rústico y chic.
2. (culinary)
a. la mezcla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Leave the mix to rest for about ten minutes.Deja que la mezcla repose unos diez minutos.
3. (audio recording)
a. la mezcla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What makes a DJ mix memorable?¿Qué hace que la mezcla de un DJ sea inolvidable?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to combine)
a. mezclar
Mix the eggs with the butter and sugar until smooth.Mezcla los huevos con la mantequilla y el azúcar hasta que esté homogéneo.
b. preparar (cocktail)
He mixed the cocktails himself at his party.En su fiesta, preparó él mismo los cócteles.
5. (audio)
a. mezclar
This DJ mixes wildly different kinds of music.Este DJ mezcla tipos de música totalmente distintos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to combine)
a. combinar
Primary colors and bright secondary colors don't really mix.Los colores primarios y los colores secundarios brillantes no combinan bien.
7. (to socialize)
a. alternar
This activity will help you to mix with different people.Esta actividad te ayudará a alternar con gente de distintos tipos.
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