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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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for reunited

rejoin, join, reconcile, reconvene, reunify, reassemble

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British Dictionary definitions for reunited


  1. to bring or come together again
Derived Formsreunitable, adjectivereuniter, noun
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Word Origin and History for reunited



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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