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Meaning of JOIN

Pronunciation:  joyn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets; "let C be the union of the sets A and B"
  2. [n]  the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
  3. [v]  make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
  4. [v]  cause to become joined or linked
  5. [v]  become part of; become a member of a group or organization; "He joined the Communist Party as a young man"
  6. [v]  come into the company of; "She joined him for a drink"
  7. [v]  be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport"

JOIN is a 4 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: articulation, bring together, conjoin, connect, fall in, get together, joint, junction, juncture, link, link up, sum, union, unite
 Antonyms: disjoin, disjoint
 See Also: affiliate, anastomose, ancylose, ankylose, assemble, attach, band oneself, bridge, close, cog, complect, connect, connection, connexion, copulate, couple, cross-link, direct sum, engraft, entwine, esophagogastric junction, fair, feather, graft, grow together, infiltrate, ingraft, inosculate, interconnect, interlink, join, knit, league together, link, link, link up, match, mate, miter, mortice, mortise, oesophagogastric junction, organise, organize, pair, patch, penetrate, piece, put together, quilt, rabbet, rebate, rejoin, scarf, seam, set, set up, sign up, solder, sovietise, sovietize, splice, syndicate, tack, tack together, tie, twin, unify, unionise, unionize, unite, weld, yoke



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Join\ (join), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Joined}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Joining}.] [OE. joinen, joignen, F. joindre, fr. L.
    jungere to yoke, bind together, join; akin to jugum yoke. See
    {Yoke}, and cf. {Conjugal}, {Junction}, {Junta}.]
    1. To bring together, literally or figuratively; to place in
       contact; to connect; to couple; to unite; to combine; to
       associate; to add; to append.
             Woe unto them that join house to house. --Is. v. 8.
             Held up his left hand, which did flame and burn Like
             twenty torches joined.                --Shak.
             Thy tuneful voice with numbers join.  --Dryden.
    2. 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.
             We jointly now to join no other head. --Dryden.
    3. To unite in marriage.
             He that joineth his virgin in matrimony. --Wyclif.
             What, therefore, God hath joined together, let not
             man put asunder.                      --Matt. xix.
    4. To enjoin upon; to command. [Obs. & R.]
             They join them penance, as they call it. --Tyndale.
    5. To accept, or engage in, as a contest; as, to join
       encounter, battle, issue. --Milton.
    {To join battle}, {To join issue}. See under {Battle},
    Syn: To add; annex; unite; connect; combine; consociate;
         couple; link; append. See {Add}.
  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.
          Whose house joined hard to the synagogue. --Acts xviii.
          Should we again break thy commandments, and join in
          affinity with the people of these abominations? --Ezra
                                                   ix. 14.
          Nature and fortune joined to make thee great. --Shak.
  3. \Join\, n. (Geom.)
    The line joining two points; the point common to two
    intersecting lines. --Henrici.
Computing Dictionary

1. inner join (common) or outer join (less common).

2. least upper bound.

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