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join

[ join ]
/ dʒɔɪn /
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verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
noun
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Origin of join

First recorded in 1250–1300; Middle English joinen, from Old French joign- (stem of joindre “to join”), from Latin jungere “to join”; see yoke1

OTHER WORDS FROM join

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To join is to bring in contact, connect, or bring together. How is join different from connect and unite? Find out on Thesaurus.com

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British Dictionary definitions for join

join
/ (dʒɔɪn) /

verb
noun
See also join up

Derived forms of join

joinable, adjective

Word Origin for join

C13: from Old French joindre from Latin jungere to yoke
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