1. [ verb ] become part of; become a member of a group or organization
Synonyms: get_together fall_in

"He joined the Communist Party as a young man"

Related terms: unite rejoin sign_up unionize infiltrate affiliate band_oneself affiliate joiner
2. [ verb ] cause to become joined or linked
Synonyms: bring_together

"join these two parts so that they fit together"

Related terms: disjoin connect assemble close match close connect connect fair bridge seam cog mortice match sovietize scarf miter rabbet rebate ligate seam anastomose ankylose
3. [ verb ] come into the company of

"She joined him for a drink"

4. [ verb ] make contact or come together
Synonyms: conjoin

"The two roads join here"

Related terms: disjoin connect solder copulate meet attach patch knit splice weld feather quilt splice inosculate anastomose graft grow_together grow_tegether yoke cross-link joining
5. [ verb ] be or become joined or united or linked
Synonyms: connect link link_up unite

"The two streets connect to become a highway" "Our paths joined" "The travelers linked up again at the airport"

Related terms: intercommunicate complect syndicate union articulation linkage
6. [ noun ] the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
Synonyms: joint juncture junction articulation
Related terms: connection esophagogastric_junction connect joint joint
7. [ noun ] a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
Synonyms: sum union

"let C be the union of the sets A and B"

Related terms: set direct_sum
Similar spelling:   Jon