Definition and Meanings for join

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Part of Speech of join

transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb, noun

Etymology of join

oe. joinen, joignen, f. joindre, fr. l. jungere to yoke, bind together, join; akin to jugum yoke. see yoke, and cf. conjugal, junction, junta

Meaning of join

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • 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.
  • to meet with and accompany; as, we joined them at the restaurant.
  • to combine with (another person) in performing some activity; as, join me in welcoming our new president.

as intransitive verb

  • 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.

as noun

  • the line joining two points; the point common to two intersecting lines.
  • the place or part where objects have been joined; a joint; a seam.
  • the combining of multiple tables to answer a query in a relational database system.
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