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Definition 1: marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for joint in the sense of this definition

(joint is a kind of ...) finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking

(joint is made of the substance ...) the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect

Definition 2: junction by which parts or objects are joined together - [noun denoting artifact]

(joint is a kind of ...) something that joins or connects

(... is a kind of joint ) a joint that can rotate within a socket

(... is a kind of joint ) a joint made by two arms attached by a pivot; used to apply pressure at the two ends by straightening the joint

(... is a kind of joint ) joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces

(... is a kind of joint ) a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end

(... is a kind of joint ) a joint formed by fitting together two rabbeted boards

(... is a kind of joint ) a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other

(... is a kind of joint ) joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner

(... is a kind of joint ) joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together

(... is a kind of joint ) a joint allowing movement in one plane only

(... is a kind of joint ) a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other

(... is a kind of joint ) a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping

(... is a kind of joint ) a metal joint formed by softening with heat and fusing or hammering together

Definition 3: a disreputable place of entertainment - [noun denoting artifact]

(joint is a kind of ...) a business establishment for entertainment

"night spot"

(... is a kind of joint ) a small roadside establishment in the southeastern United States where you can eat and drink and dance to music provided by a jukebox

Definition 4: (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion) - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for joint in the sense of this definition

(joint is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(... is a kind of joint ) the joint between the cannon bone and the pastern

(... is a kind of joint ) tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle

(... is a kind of joint ) joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee

(... is a kind of joint ) the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow

(... is a kind of joint ) a joint so articulated as to move freely

(... is a kind of joint ) an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)

(joint is a part of ...) a muscle that inserts directly onto the capsule of a joint

(joint is a part of ...) the socket part of the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the innominate bone

(... is part of joint) the system of joints in the body

(... is part of joint) the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)

(joint belongs to category ...) the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals

Definition 5: a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for joint in the sense of this definition

(joint is a kind of ...) a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

(... is a kind of joint ) a cut of lamb suitable for roasting

(... is a kind of joint ) cut of veal suitable for roasting

(... is a kind of joint ) cut of beef suitable for roasting

(... is a kind of joint ) a cut of beef or veal from the fleshy hindquarters of the animal

(... is a kind of joint ) roast cut from the round; usually suitable for roasting

(... is a kind of joint ) a cut of meat (beef or venison) including more than one rib and the meat located along the outside of the ribs

(... is a kind of joint ) cut of beef suitable for simmering in liquid in a closed pot

(... is a kind of joint ) a roast cut from the blade

(... is a kind of joint ) cut of pork suitable for roasting

Definition 6: the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for joint in the sense of this definition

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

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

Definition 7: fasten with a joint - [verb of contact]

(joint is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

Definition 8: separate (meat) at the joint - [verb of contact]

(joint is a kind of ...) force, take, or pull apart

"He separated the fighting children" "Moses parted the Red Sea"

Definition 9: provide with a joint - [verb of possession]

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

  • the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood

Synonyms for joint in the sense of this definition

(joint is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

(joint belongs to category ...) the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood

Definition 10: fit as if by joints - [verb of stative]

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

  • The boards fit neatly

(joint is a kind of ...) be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired

"This piece won't fit into the puzzle"

Definition 11: united or combined - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • a joint session of Congress
  • joint owners

(joint is similar to ...) consisting of two or more associated entities

"the interplay of these conjoined yet opposed factors" "social order and prosperity, the conjoint aims of government"

(joint is similar to ...) signing jointly with others

(joint is similar to ...) characteristic of a clan especially in being unified

"clannish loyalty"

(joint is similar to ...) involving the joint activity of two or more

"concerted action" "the conjunct influence of fire and strong wind" "the conjunctive focus of political opposition" "a cooperative effort" "a united effort" "joint military activities"

(joint is similar to ...) done by or characteristic of individuals acting together

"a joint identity" "the collective mind" "the corporate good"

(means also ...) have in common; held or experienced in common

"two shared valence electrons forming a bond between adjacent nuclei" "a shared interest in philately"

(means also ...) forming a whole or aggregate

(means also ...) not segregated; designated as available to all races or groups

"integrated schools"

(means also ...) belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public

"for the common good" "common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community"

(means also ...) characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity

"presented a united front"

Definition 12: involving both houses of a legislature - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a joint session of Congress

(joint is similar to ...) having many parts or sides

Definition 13: affecting or involving two or more - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • joint income-tax return
  • joint ownership

(joint is similar to ...) have in common; held or experienced in common

"two shared valence electrons forming a bond between adjacent nuclei" "a shared interest in philately"

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