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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  United  \U*nit"ed\,  a. 
  Combined;  joined;  made  one 
 
  {United  Brethren}.  (Eccl.)  See  {Moravian},  n. 
 
  {United  flowers}  (Bot.),  flowers  which  have  the  stamens  and 
  pistils  in  the  same  flower. 
 
  {The  United  Kingdom},  Great  Britain  and  Ireland;  --  so  named 
  since  January  1,  1801,  when  the  Legislative  Union  went 
  into  operation. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Unite  \U*nite"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {United};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Uniting}.]  [L.  unitus  p.  p.  of  unire  to  unite,  from  unus 
  one  See  {One}.] 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  united 
  adj  1:  characterized  by  unity;  being  or  joined  into  a  single 
  entity;  "presented  a  united  front";  "The  United  States 
  of  America"  [ant:  {divided}] 
  2:  involving  the  joint  activity  of  two  or  more  "the  attack  was 
  met  by  the  combined  strength  of  two  divisions";  "concerted 
  action";  "the  conjunct  influence  of  fire  and  strong 
  dring";  "the  conjunctive  focus  of  political  opposition"; 
  "a  cooperative  effort";  "a  united  effort";  "joint  military 
  activities"  [syn:  {combined},  {concerted},  {conjunct},  {conjunctive}, 
  {cooperative}] 
  3:  of  or  relating  to  two  people  who  are  married  to  each  other 
  [syn:  {joined}] 




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