rejoin

1
[ree-join]
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verb (used with object)

to come again into the company of: to rejoin a party after a brief absence.
to join together again; reunite.

verb (used without object)

to become joined together again.

Nearby words

  1. rejig,
  2. rejigger,
  3. rejoice,
  4. rejoice in,
  5. rejoicing,
  6. rejoinder,
  7. rejuvenate,
  8. rejuvenation,
  9. rejuvenesce,
  10. rejuvenescence

Origin of rejoin

1
First recorded in 1535–45; re- + join

rejoin

2
[ri-join]

verb (used with object)

to say in answer; reply, especially to counterreply.

verb (used without object)

to answer; reply, especially to counterreply.
Law. to answer a plaintiff's replication.

Origin of rejoin

2
1425–75; late Middle English rejoinen < Anglo-French rejoyner, variant of Middle French rejoindre, equivalent to re- re- + joindre to join

SYNONYMS FOR rejoin
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British Dictionary definitions for rejoined

rejoin

1

verb

to come again into company with (someone or something)
(tr) to put or join together again; reunite

rejoin

2

verb (tr)

to say (something) in reply; answer, reply, or retort
law to answer (a claimant's reply)

Word Origin for rejoin

C15: from Old French rejoign-, stem of rejoindre; see re-, join

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Word Origin and History for rejoined
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