Definition of rejoin
: to answer the replication of the plaintiff
1 : to join again
2 : to say often sharply or critically in response especially as a reply to a reply
Examples of rejoin in a sentence
I'll be rejoining my family for the last part of our vacation.
Now that the kids are in school, I'm ready to rejoin the workforce.
The original drummer left the band in 2000 but rejoined two years later.
This trail eventually rejoins the main trail.
The river divides here, but the two streams rejoin downstream.
Origin and Etymology of rejoin
Middle English, from Anglo-French rejoindre, from re- + joindre to join — more at join
First Known Use: 15th century
REJOIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rejoin for English Language Learners
: 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
REJOIN Defined for Kids
Definition of rejoin for Students
1 : to join again : return to I rejoined my family after the trip.
2 : to reply often in a sharp or critical way
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