join / join/ • v. [tr.] link; connect: the tap was joined to a pipe join the paragraphs together. ∎ become linked or connected to: where the River Drave joins the Danube. ∎ connect (points) with a line: join up the points in a different color. ∎ [intr.] unite to form one entity or group: they joined up with local environmentalists countries join together to abolish restrictions on trade. ∎ become a member or employee of: she joined the department last year. ∎ take part in: I joined the demonstration | [intr.] I joined in and sang along. ∎ [intr.] (join up) become a member of the armed forces: her brothers joined up in 1914. ∎ come into the company of: after the show we were joined by Jessica's sister. ∎ support (someone) in an activity: I am sure you will join me in wishing him every success. • n. a place or line where two or more things are connected or fastened together. PHRASES: join battle formal begin fighting.join the clubsee club1 .join forces combine efforts.join hands hold each other's hands. ∎ fig. work together: education has been shy to join hands with business.DERIVATIVES: join·a·ble adj.ORIGIN: Middle English: from Old French joindre, from Latin jungere ‘to join.’
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