Pronunciation: join
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Joined (joind); p. pr. & vb. n. Joining.]
1.To bring together, literally or figuratively; to place in contact; to connect; to couple; to unite; to combine; to associate; to add; to append.
Woe unto them that join house to house.
- Is. v. 8.
Thy tuneful voice with numbers join.
- Dryden.
2.To associate one's self to; to be or become connected with; to league one's self with; to unite with; as, to join a party; to join the church.
We jointly now to join no other head.
- Dryden.
3.To unite in marriage.
4.To enjoin upon; to command.
They join them penance, as they call it.
- Tyndale.
5.To accept, or engage in, as a contest; as, to join encounter, battle, issue.
6.To meet with and accompany; as, we joined them at the restaurant.
7.To combine with (another person) in performing some activity; as, join me in welcoming our new president.
To join battle
See under Battle, Issue.
v. i.1.To be contiguous, close, or in contact; to come together; to unite; to mingle; to form a union; as, the bones of the skull join; two rivers join.
Whose house joined hard to the synagogue.
- Acts xviii. 7.
n.1.(Geom.) The line joining two points; the point common to two intersecting lines.
2.The place or part where objects have been joined; a joint; a seam.
3.(Computers) The combining of multiple tables to answer a query in a relational database system.
Noun1.join - the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
2.join - a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets; "let C be the union of the sets A and B"
Synonyms: sum, union
Verb1.join - become part of; become a member of a group or organization; "He joined the Communist Party as a young man"
2.join - cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together"
Synonyms: bring together
disjoin, disjoint - make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining of
3.join - come into the company of; "She joined him for a drink"
4.join - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
Synonyms: conjoin
disjoin, disjoint - become separated, disconnected or disjoint
5.join - be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport"
Synonyms: link up, connect, link, unite
1.(database)join - inner join (common) or outer join (less common).
2.(theory)join - least upper bound.
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