verb re·join \ri-ˈjin, vt 1 is (ˌ)rē-\

: to become a member of (a group or organization) again

: to come together with (something) again

: to reply to (something said or written) especially in a rude or angry way

Full Definition of REJOIN

intransitive verb
:  to answer the replication of the plaintiff
transitive verb
:  to join again
:  to say often sharply or critically in response especially as a reply to a reply

Examples of REJOIN

  1. I'll be rejoining my family for the last part of our vacation.
  2. Now that the kids are in school, I'm ready to rejoin the workforce.
  3. The original drummer left the band in 2000 but rejoined two years later.
  4. This trail eventually rejoins the main trail.
  5. The river divides here, but the two streams rejoin downstream.

Origin of REJOIN

Middle English, from Anglo-French rejoindre, from re- + joindre to join — more at join
First Known Use: 15th century


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