聯合 結合 或
Join v. t. [imp. & p. p. Joined p. pr. & vb. n. Joining.]
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.
To join battle, To join issue. See under Battle, Issue.
Syn: -- To add; annex; unite; connect; combine; consociate; couple; link; append. See Add.
Join, v. i. To be contiguous, close, or in contact; to come together; to unite; to mingle; to form a union; as, the bones of the skull join; two rivers join.
Whose house joined hard to the synagogue. --Acts xviii. 7.
Should we again break thy commandments, and join in affinity with the people of these abominations? --Ezra ix. 14.
Nature and fortune joined to make thee great. --Shak.
1. Geom. The line joining two points; the point common to two intersecting lines.
n 1: the shape or manner in which things come together and a
connection is made [syn: articulation, joint, juncture,
2: a set containing all and only the members of two or more
given sets; "let C be the union of the sets A and B" [syn:
v 1: become part of; become a member of a group or organization;
"He joined the Communist Party as a young man" [syn: fall
in, get together]
2: cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so
that they fit together" [syn: bring together] [ant: disjoin]
3: come into the company of; "She joined him for a drink"
4: make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
[syn: conjoin] [ant: disjoin]
5: be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets
connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The
travelers linked up again at the airport" [syn: connect,
link, link up, unite]