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·nite, v. i.
1. To become one; to be cemented or consolidated; to combine, as by adhesion or mixture; to coalesce; to grow together.
2. To join in an act; to concur; to act in concert; as, all parties united in signing the petition.
U·nite, a. United; joint; as, unite consent. [Obs.]
v 1: act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief [syn:
unify] [ant: divide]
2: become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "Will the
two Koreas unify?" [syn: unify, merge] [ant: disunify]
3: have or possess in combination; "she unites charm with a
good business sense" [syn: combine]
4: 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, join]
5: join or combine; "We merged our resources" [syn: unify, merge]