U·nite v. t. [imp. & p. p. United; p. pr. & vb. n. Uniting.]
1. To put together so as to make one; to join, as two or more constituents, to form a whole; to combine; to connect; to join; to cause to adhere; as, to unite bricks by mortar; to unite iron bars by welding; to unite two armies.
2. Hence, to join by a legal or moral bond, as families by marriage, nations by treaty, men by opinions; to join in interest, affection, fellowship, or the like; to cause to agree; to harmonize; to associate; to attach.
Under his great vicegerent reign abide,
United as one individual soul. --Milton.
The king proposed nothing more than to unite his kingdom in one form of worship. --Clarendon.
Syn: -- To add; join; annex; attach. See Add.
U·nit·ed, a. Combined; joined; made one.
United Brethren. Eccl. See Moravian, n.
United flowers Bot., flowers which have the stamens and pistils in the same flower.
The United Kingdom, Great Britain and Ireland; -- so named since January 1, 1801, when the Legislative Union went into operation.
United Greeks Eccl., those members of the Greek Church who acknowledge the supremacy of the pope; -- called also uniats.
adj 1: characterized by unity; being or joined into a single
entity; "presented a united front" [ant: divided]
2: involving the joint activity of two or more; "the attack was
met by the combined strength of two divisions"; "concerted
action"; "the conjunct influence of fire and strong
dring"; "the conjunctive focus of political opposition";
"a cooperative effort"; "a united effort"; "joint military
activities" [syn: combined, concerted, conjunct, conjunctive,
3: of or relating to two people who are married to each other