join: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: ( join), [key]
- to bring in contact, connect, or bring or put together: to join hands; to join pages with a staple.
- to come into contact or union with: The brook joins the river.
- to bring together in a particular relation or for a specific purpose, action, etc.; unite: to join forces against the smugglers.
- to become a member of (an organization, party, etc.): to join a club.
- to enlist in (one of the armed forces): to join the Navy.
- to come into the company of; meet or accompany: I'll join you later.
- to participate with (someone) in some act or activity: My wife joins me in thanking you for the gift.
- to unite in marriage.
- to meet or engage in (battle, conflict, etc.): The opposing armies joined battle.
- to adjoin; meet: His land joins mine.
- to draw a curve or straight line between: to join two points on a graph.
- to come into or be in contact or connection: a place where cliffs and sea join.
- to become united, associated, or combined; associate or ally oneself; participate (usually fol. by with): Please join with us in our campaign.
- to take part with others (often fol. by in): Let's all join in.
- to be contiguous or close; lie or come together; form a junction: Our farms join along the river.
- to enlist in one of the armed forces (often fol. by up): He joined up to fight for his country.
- to meet in battle or conflict.
- a joining.
- a place or line of joining; seam.
- union (def. 10a).
- join (Thesaurus)