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joint

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of joint

  1. used or done by a number of people as a group <a joint effort by residents of the neighborhood to help reduce crime> Synonyms collaborative, combined, common, communal, concerted, conjoint, conjunct, cooperative, collective, multiple, mutual, pooled, public, shared, unitedRelated Words bilateral, consensual, reciprocal, symbiotic, synergic, synergistic, two-way; mass, popular; general, generic, universalNear Antonyms personal, private; independent, separate, several; esoteric, particular, special, specializedAntonyms exclusive, individual, one-man, one-sided, one-way, single, sole, solitary, unilateral




joint

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of joint

  1. 1 a place where two or more things are united <the leak was found at a joint in the pipe> Synonyms connection, coupling, join, joining, jointure, junction, juncture Related Words link, nexus, tie; interconnection, intersection; abutment, articulation, attachment; seam, suture; concourse, confluence, meeting; union Near Antonyms cleft, crack, crevice, fissure, gap, rift, separation

  2. 2 a building, room, or suite of rooms occupied by a service business <let's go to the local burger joint> Synonyms establishment, place, parlor, salonRelated Words spot, station; facility, installation; club, house; den, dive, hole

  3. 3 slang  a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody <violate your probation and you'll be back in the joint in short order, loser> Synonyms bastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jailhouse, jail [slang], jug, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]Related Words bull pen, cage, cell, hole, tank; block, ward; glasshouse [British], guardhouse, hulk(s); concentration camp, gulag, labor camp, prison camp, stalag, work camp; dungeon, keep, oubliette; reformatory, reform school, training schoolNear Antonyms outside




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