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From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]