verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of join
Synonyms for join
Antonyms for join
Examples from the Web for unjoined
Historical Examples of unjoined
Her eyes were bent on the rough, unjoined boards beneath her feet.The Gold Brick
Ann S. Stephens
To this point these unjoined pieces were heading, and here at length they met.Lin McLean
Thus it is with the somewhat rare “sport” that gives us a morning glory or a harebell in its primitive form of unjoined petals.
- 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.