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.
n 1: the combination of two or more commercial companies [syn: amalgamation,
2: the act of making or becoming a single unit; "the union of
opposing factions"; "he looked forward to the unification
of his family for the holidays" [syn: union, unification,
conjugation, jointure] [ant: disunion]