rejoin

verb re·join \ ri-ˈjȯin , sense vt 1 is (ˌ)rē-ˈjȯin \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of rejoin

intransitive verb
:to answer the replication of the plaintiff
transitive verb
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

  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.

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Origin and Etymology of rejoin

Middle English, from Anglo-French rejoindre, from re- + joindre to join — more at 1join


REJOIN Defined for English Language Learners

rejoin

verb

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

rejoin

verb re·join \ ri-ˈjȯin \

Definition of rejoin for Students

rejoined; rejoining
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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