join up

phrasal verb

joined up; joining up; joins up
: to meet each other at a particular place
We're planning to join up (with each other) and have a few drinks after the game.
: to become a member of a group or organization
More than 100 people have joined up.

Examples of join up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After that bid blew apart, Stewart joined up with the most credible conservative left in that 2012 primary, helping an ex-Senator who lost his re-election by 17 points emerge as a potential frontrunner heading into 2016. Philip Elliott, TIME, 20 May 2024 The two demonstrations eventually merged, as the political rally joined up with that of the families. Shoshanna Solomon, The Christian Science Monitor, 24 Apr. 2024 Lucy joins up with the Ghoul/Cooper on his hunt for Hank, and Maximus survives a grisly bullet wound. Jordan Moreau, Variety, 12 Apr. 2024 Moten is Maximus, a former orphan who joins up with the paramilitary tech protectors in the Brotherhood of Steel and stumbles his way into a chance at greatness. Marah Eakin, WIRED, 11 Apr. 2024 Not merely by being the first high-profile player to formally join up among a group that would include starting pitcher Michael Wacha, reliever Chris Stratton, outfielder Hunter Renfroe and Lugo, but also by lending his voice and clout to the proceedings. Vahe Gregorian, Kansas City Star, 26 Mar. 2024 Germans, Scandinavians, Bohemians and even a handful of Irish joined up. Jon Grinspan, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 Apr. 2024 Specifically, since Barbara Jean and Reba are on the show, does that mean Brock, Cheyenne, Kyra, and Van will join up next? Melissa Locker, Southern Living, 20 Mar. 2024 One member joined up after stumbling across the group’s game night. Laurence Miedema, The Mercury News, 26 Mar. 2024

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“Join up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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