verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of join
Synonyms for join
Antonyms for join
Related Words for jointie, marry, accompany, follow, enlist, cooperate, enter, meet, reach, clamp, incorporate, clip, lock, affix, coalesce, grapple, pair, connect, conjugate, touch
Examples from the Web for join
Contemporary Examples of join
Not to be left behind, progressives in neighboring Wisconsin clamored to join the cutting edge of public health.Anti-Fluoriders Are The OG Anti-Vaxxers
July 27, 2016
Lucas answered immediately when asked why he wanted to join the NYPD.Shot Down During the NYPD Slowdown
January 7, 2015
Already, 10 Republicans have declared they will vote for an alternative candidate and more seemed poised to join.Kamikaze Congress Prepares to Strike Boehner
January 6, 2015
He then escaped from his detention and arrived on Tverskaya Avenue to join his supporters.Russia’s Rebel In Chief Escapes House Arrest
December 30, 2014
He headed west in 1860 for health reasons and to join the gold rush in Colorado.My Love Letter to the Stetson
December 24, 2014
Historical Examples of join
The brothers must be on the watch, and ready to join her at a moment's warning.Harriet, The Moses of Her People
Sarah H. Bradford
But if I join to you, I'll have to meet him sooner or later.
He is having a feast of Marennes and he asks me to join him.Ballads of a Bohemian
Robert W. Service
When the news had spread, others came to join him, and he could not refuse.
He next whispered to him, and (as Dicky says) invited him to join them.
- to hold one's own hands together
- (of two people) to hold each other's hands
- (usually foll by with)to work together in an enterprise or task
Word Origin for join
c.1300, from stem of Old French joindre "join, connect, unite; have sexual intercourse with" (12c.), from Latin iungere "to join together, unite, yoke," from PIE *yeug- "to join, unite" (see jugular). Related: Joined; joining. In Middle English, join sometimes is short for enjoin. Join up "enlist in the army" is from 1916. Phrase if you can't beat them, join them is from 1953.