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Meaning of joined by Wiktionary Dictionary

joined




Explanation of joined by Wordnet Dictionary

joined


    Adjective
    1. connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks

    2. of or relating to two people who are married to each other



    Definition of joined by GCIDE Dictionary

    joined


    1. Join ( join ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Joined ( joind ); p. pr. & vb. n. Joining.] [OE. joinen, joignen, F. joindre, fr. L. jungere to yoke, bind together, join; akin to jugum yoke. See Yoke, and cf. Conjugal, Junction, Junta.]

      1. To bring together, literally or figuratively; to place in contact; to connect; to couple; to unite; to combine; to associate; to add; to append.

      Woe unto them that join house to house. Is. v. 8.

      Held up his left hand, which did flame and burn

      Like twenty torches joined. Shak.

      Thy tuneful voice with numbers join. Dryden.

      2. To associate one's self to; to be or become connected with; to league one's self with; to unite with; as, “to join a party; to join the church.”

      We jointly now to join no other head. Dryden.

      3. To unite in marriage.

      He that joineth his virgin in matrimony. Wyclif.

      What, therefore, God hath joined together, let not man put asunder. Matt. xix. 6.

      4. To enjoin upon; to command. [Obs. & R.]

      They join them penance, as they call it. Tyndale.

      5. To accept, or engage in, as a contest; as, “to join encounter, battle, issue”. Milton.

      6. To meet with and accompany; as, “we joined them at the restaurant”.

      7. To combine with ( another person ) in performing some activity; as, “join me in welcoming our new president”.

      To join battle, To join issue. See under Battle, Issue.

      Syn. -- To add; annex; unite; connect; combine; consociate; couple; link; append. See Add.

    2. joined adj.
      1. married. unmarried

      Syn. -- united.

      2. connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks.

      Syn. -- coupled, linked.

      3. connected by or sharing a wall with another building.