reunite

[ ree-yoo-nahyt ]
/ ˌri yuˈnaɪt /

verb (used with or without object), re·u·nit·ed, re·u·nit·ing.

to unite again, as after separation.

Nearby words

  1. reuchlin, johann,
  2. reunification,
  3. reunify,
  4. reunion,
  5. reunionist,
  6. reupholster,
  7. reuptake,
  8. reus,
  9. reusable,
  10. reuse

Origin of reunite

1585–95; < Medieval Latin reūnīt(us) (past participle of reūnīre), equivalent to Latin re- re- + ūnītus joined together; see unite1

Related formsre·u·nit·a·ble, adjectivere·u·nit·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for reunited

reunite

/ (ˌriːjuːˈnaɪt) /

verb

to bring or come together again
Derived Formsreunitable, adjectivereuniter, noun

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Word Origin and History for reunited

reunite

v.

1590s, from adjective reunit "reunited" (mid-15c.), from Medieval Latin reunitus, past participle of reunire "unite again," from Latin re- "again" (see re-) + unire "join together" (see unite). Related: Reunited; reuniting.

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