- to come again into the company of: to rejoin a party after a brief absence.
- to join together again; reunite.
- to become joined together again.
Origin of rejoin1
- to say in answer; reply, especially to counterreply.
- to answer; reply, especially to counterreply.
- Law. to answer a plaintiff's replication.
Origin of rejoin2
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2. respond, retort.
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Examples from the Web for rejoined
“As soon as they arrived in Qatar they rejoined the Taliban,” says Khan.Afghan Taliban Say they Won Big with Bergdahl Swap
June 2, 2014
His unscientific guesstimate is that 80 percent of the released insurgents have rejoined the fight.Freed Taliban Prisoners in Pakistan and Afghanistan Return to Jihad
Ron Moreau & Sami Yousafzai
December 6, 2013
Brown has quit and rejoined Twitter numerous times over his bizarre rants and feuds with everyone from artists to comediennes.Chris Brown Reportedly Fights Frank Ocean, Is Still the Worst
January 28, 2013
Equality for people like Loverde—who rejoined the Air Force earlier this year.Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Anniversary: Move Changed National Landscape
September 20, 2012
He was in the program for roughly a month when he rejoined the Wild on Oct. 9, 2009.Derek Boogaard: The Player Hockey Hooked by Feeding Him Painkillers
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"I have heard that she remains at the house where Phidias died," rejoined Plato.
"In truth, my father, I wished to avoid the pain of parting," rejoined Philæmon.
"I am Eudora, the adopted daughter of Phidias," rejoined the maiden.
"The name of Socrates recalls Alcibiades to my mind," rejoined Anaxagoras.
"It has but given them more unbridled license,'" rejoined Plato.
- to come again into company with (someone or something)
- (tr) to put or join together again; reunite
- to say (something) in reply; answer, reply, or retort
- law to answer (a claimant's reply)
C15: from Old French rejoign-, stem of rejoindre; see re-, join
Word Origin and History for rejoined
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper