Combining vs Forming - What's the difference?

combining | forming |


As verbs the difference between combining and forming

is that combining is while forming is .

As nouns the difference between combining and forming

is that combining is the act by which things are combined or brought together while forming is the act by which something is formed; formation.

combining

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which things are combined or brought together.
  • * (Charles Dickens), The Old Curiosity Shop
  • these little combinings together, of friends, for objects in themselves extremely laudable, but which the law terms conspiracies

    forming

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is formed; formation.
  • * 1987 , Jeffrey K. Zeig, The Evolution of Psychotherapy