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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Join  \Join\  (join),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Joined};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Joining}.]  [OE.  joinen,  joignen  F.  joindre,  fr  L. 
  jungere  to  yoke,  bind  together,  join  akin  to  jugum  yoke.  See 
  {Yoke},  and  cf  {Conjugal},  {Junction},  {Junta}.] 
  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.  --Milton. 
 
  {To  join  battle},  {To  join  issue}.  See  under  {Battle}, 
  {Issue}. 
 
  Syn:  To  add  annex;  unite;  connect;  combine;  consociate; 
  couple;  link;  append.  See  {Add}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Join  \Join\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  contiguous,  close  or  in  contact  to  come  together;  to 
  unite;  to  mingle;  to  form  a  union;  as  the  hones  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Join  \Join\,  n.  (Geom.) 
  The  line  joining  two  points;  the  point  common  to  two 
  intersecting  lines.  --Henrici. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  join 
  n  1:  the  shape  or  manner  in  which  things  come  together  and  a 
  connection  is  made  [syn:  {articulation},  {joint},  {juncture}, 
  {junction}] 
  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: 
  {union},  {sum}] 
  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  [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"  [syn:  {connect}, 
  {link},  {unite}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  join 
 
  1.    {inner  join}  (common)  or  {outer  join}  (less 
  common). 
 
  2.    {least  upper  bound}. 
 
  (1998-11-23) 
 
 




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