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join - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'join' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Join [ n.]
- The line joining two points; the point common to two intersecting lines.
2 . Join [ v. i.]
- To be contiguous, close, or in contact; to come together; to unite; to mingle; to form a union; as, the hones of the skull join; two rivers join.
3 . Join [ v. t.]
- To bring together, literally or figuratively; to place in contact; to connect; to couple; to unite; to combine; to associate; to add; to append.
- 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.
- To unite in marriage.
- To enjoin upon; to command.
- To accept, or engage in, as a contest; as, to join encounter, battle, issue.

Meaning of 'join' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . join [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
Example in sentence:
  • let C be the union of the sets A and B
2 . join [ v]
Meaning (2):
- become part of; become a member of a group or organization
Example in sentence:
  • He joined the Communist Party as a young man
Meaning (3):
- cause to become joined or linked
Example in sentence:
  • join these two parts so that they fit together
Meaning (4):
- be or become joined or united or linked
Example in sentence:
  • Our paths joined;
  • The travelers linked up again at the airport;
  • The two streets connect to become a highway
Meaning (5):
- come into the company of
Example in sentence:
  • She joined him for a drink
Meaning (6):
- make contact or come together
Example in sentence:
  • The two roads join here