Where the garage joins the house.
An example of to join is for a couple to hold hands.
An example of to join is to become a member of a book club.
Joined in the search.
Where the creek joins the river.
Joined the photography club.
Joined the group in the waiting room.
The committee joins me in welcoming you.
Where the two bones join.
The two factions joined to oppose the measure.
Join forces, join people in marriage.
Opposing armies joined battle on the plain.
To join a club.
The path joins the highway.
The plumber joined the two ends of the broken pipe. We joined our efforts to get an even better result.
Parallel lines never join. These two rivers join in about 80 miles.
I will join you watching the football game as soon as I have finished my work.
Many children join a sports club. Most politicians have joined a party.
To join encounter, battle, or issue.
Join two boards with nails; joined hands in a circle.
Two families that were joined by marriage; join forces.
- to start fighting or competing
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of join
- Middle English joinen from Old French joindre joign-, join- from Latin iungere yeug- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French joindre, from Latin iungō (“join, yoke”), from Proto-Indo-European *yeug- “to join, unite”.