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unite

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of unite

  1. 1 to come together to form a single unit <using the microscope, we watched the water droplets unite into a single pool> Synonyms associate, coalesce, combine, conjoin, conjugate, connect, couple, fuse, interfuse, join, link (up), marry, unify Related Words mate, yoke; ally, confederate, league; chain, compound, hitch, hook, splice; assemble, cluster, congregate, constellate, convene, gather, meet; recombine, reconnect, rejoin, reunify, reunite Near Antonyms detach, disaffiliate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, fractionate, isolate, resolve, uncouple, unyoke; disband, disperse, scatter Antonyms break up, dissever, part, section, separate, sever, split, sunder, unlink

  2. 2 to bring (something) to a central point or under a single control <united several teams under the reorganization plan> Synonyms center, compact, concenter, concentrate, consolidate, polarize, unify, centralizeRelated Words coordinate, harmonize, integrate, orchestrate; blend, coalesce, combine, fuse, incorporate, merge, reduce; conjoin, join, link; assemble, collect, colligate, gather; reunify, reuniteNear Antonyms segregate, separateAntonyms decentralize, deconcentrate, spread (out)

  3. 3 to form or enter into an association that furthers the interests of its members <parents united to reform the school's curriculum> Synonyms associate, band (together), club, coalesce, cohere, confederate, conjoin, cooperate, federate, league, allyRelated Words cabal, collaborate, gang up, hang together, team (up); incorporate, organize, unionize; affiliate; amalgamate, combine, conglomerate, consolidate, converge, group, join, merge; knot, link, tie, wedNear Antonyms detach, disengage, dissolve, disunite, divorce, part, segregate, separate, sever, split, sunder; alienate, estrange, fall outAntonyms break up, disband

  4. 4 to participate or assist in a joint effort to accomplish an end <only if private investors and public officials unite for the common good, will this city experience an economic revival> Synonyms band (together), collaborate, concert, concur, conjoin, conspire, join, league, team (up), cooperateRelated Words connive; affiliate, ally, associate, combine, confederate, hang together, interface





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