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rejoin

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

Simple Definition of rejoin

  • : 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

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to answer the replication of the plaintiff

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to join again

  5. 2 :  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


REJOIN Defined for Kids

rejoin

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verb re·join \ri-ˈjȯin\

Definition of rejoin

re·joinedre·join·ing

  1. 1 :  to join again :  return to <I rejoined my family after the trip.>

  2. 2 :  to reply often in a sharp or critical way





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