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Definitions and Synonyms of join | Another word for join | What is join?

Definition 1: a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets - [noun denoting group]

Samples where join or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for join in the sense of this definition

(join is a kind of ...) a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used

"a set of books" "a set of golf clubs" "a set of teeth"

(... is a kind of join ) a union of two disjoint sets in which every element is the sum of an element from each of the disjoint sets

Definition 2: the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for join in the sense of this definition

(join is a kind of ...) a connecting shape

(... is a kind of join ) the junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium

Definition 3: make contact or come together - [verb of contact]

Samples where join or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The two roads join here

Synonyms for join in the sense of this definition

(join is a kind of ...) connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces

"Can you connect the two loudspeakers?" "Tie the ropes together" "Link arms"

(... is a kind of join ) join tongue and groove, in carpentry

(... is a kind of join ) stitch or sew together

"quilt the skirt"

(... is a kind of join ) join together by heating

"weld metal"

(... is a kind of join ) join or fuse with solder

"solder these two pipes together"

(... is a kind of join ) to join or unite the pieces of

"patch the skirt"

(... is a kind of join ) join the ends of

"splice film"

(... is a kind of join ) join together so as to form new genetic combinations

"splice genes"

(... is a kind of join ) cause to grow together parts from different plants

"graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree"

(... is a kind of join ) become joined or linked together

(... is a kind of join ) engage in sexual intercourse

"Birds mate in the Spring"

(... is a kind of join ) come together or open into each other

"the blood vessels anastomose"

(... is a kind of join ) join by creating covalent bonds (of adjacent chains of a polymer or protein)

(... is a kind of join ) become attached

"The spider's thread attached to the window sill"

(... is a kind of join ) tie or link together

Definition 4: cause to become joined or linked - [verb of contact]

Samples where join or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • join these two parts so that they fit together

(join is a kind of ...) connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces

"Can you connect the two loudspeakers?" "Tie the ropes together" "Link arms"

(... is a kind of join ) produce ankylosis by surgery

(... is a kind of join ) unite by a scarf joint

(... is a kind of join ) join with a rebate

"rebate the pieces of timber and stone"

(... is a kind of join ) join with a rabbet joint

(... is a kind of join ) put together with a seam

"seam a dress"

(... is a kind of join ) make a bridge across

"bridge a river"

(... is a kind of join ) bring together all the elements or parts of

"Management closed ranks"

(... is a kind of join ) join letters in a ligature when writing

(... is a kind of join ) create by putting components or members together

"She pieced a quilt" "He tacked together some verses" "They set up a committee"

(... is a kind of join ) join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly

(... is a kind of join ) join pieces of wood with cogs

(... is a kind of join ) join by a tenon and mortise

(... is a kind of join ) join for the purpose of communication

"Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?"

(... is a kind of join ) join by means of communication equipment

"The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area"

(... is a kind of join ) fit together in a miter joint

(... is a kind of join ) join together as by twisting, weaving, or molding

"ply fabric"

(... is a kind of join ) unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of

"close the circuit" "close a wound" "close a book" "close up an umbrella"

(... is a kind of join ) cause to join or open into each other by anastomosis

"anastomose blood vessels"

(... is a kind of join ) bring two objects, ideas, or people together

"This fact is coupled to the other one" "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?" "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"

(... is a kind of join ) give or join in marriage

(... is a kind of join ) bring under Soviet control, of a country

(join causes ...) make contact or come together

"The two roads join here"

Samples where join or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He joined the Communist Party as a young man

Synonyms for join in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of join ) join a club, an activity, etc. with the intention to join or participate

"Sign up for yoga classes"

(... is a kind of join ) attach oneself to a group

(... is a kind of join ) form or join a union

"The auto workers decided to unionize"

(... is a kind of join ) join in an affiliation

"The two colleges affiliated" "They affiliated with a national group"

(... is a kind of join ) join again

(... is a kind of join ) enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members

"The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor"

(... is a kind of join ) act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief

Samples where join or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She joined him for a drink

Definition 7: be or become joined or united or linked - [verb of stative]

Samples where join or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for join in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of join ) join together into a syndicate

"The banks syndicated"

(... is a kind of join ) unite by forming a joint or joints

"the ankle bone articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle bones"

(... is a kind of join ) be interwoven or interconnected

"The bones are interconnected via the muscle"

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