re·​join | \ ri-ˈjȯin How to pronounce rejoin (audio) , transitive sense 1 is (ˌ)rē-ˈjȯin \
rejoined; rejoining; rejoins

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

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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.
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Recent Examples on the Web In other developments, tight end Maxx Williams has completed his physical and was set to rejoin team activities with the Cardinals on Wednesday. Bob Mcmanaman, The Arizona Republic, "Cardinals sign offensive lineman Koda Martin; tight end Maxx Williams passes his physical," 5 Aug. 2020 With fall camp set to begin Aug. 17, Marshall’s decision to rejoin the program provides the team with an experienced option at punter. Tom Green |, al, "Former punter Aidan Marshall rejoins Auburn," 4 Aug. 2020 And left winger Matt Nieto, a surprising scratch Sunday after playing in all 70 regular-season games, might rejoin the lineup. Mike Chambers, The Denver Post, "Avalanche off-day in Edmonton doesn’t include big plans: “There’s just not a lot of freedom”," 3 Aug. 2020 Justin Holiday, as IndyStar reported recently, has been on the fence about whether to rejoin his team at Disney Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando. J. Michael, The Indianapolis Star, "Pacers coach Nate McMillan optimistic about all players returning for restart," 22 June 2020 Beginning with a July 31 game against Sacramento in Orlando, Murray is expected to rejoin a young Spurs core hoping to help lead the team into the playoffs for a 23rd consecutive season. Jeff Mcdonald,, "For Spurs’ Dejounte Murray, every game counts," 13 July 2020 The original plan was to begin this season on minor-league rehab assignment, then rejoin the Brewers at the outset of June, but that was before the COVID-19 pandemic blew apart everything, including baseball. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brewers reliever Corey Knebel takes another step toward making roster in intrasquad game," 11 July 2020 Facebook’s head of security policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, noted that the company started looking into the network as a part of an investigation regarding the Proud Boys' attempt to rejoin the platform despite getting banned. Mike Brest, Washington Examiner, "Roger Stone says he plans to to sue Facebook for defamation," 9 July 2020 The Lakers do not yet know if the big man will rejoin the team when the NBA restarts the season in Orlando. Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY, "Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! Why the New York Mets pay him $1.19 million each July 1," 1 July 2020

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First Known Use of rejoin

15th century, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

History and Etymology for rejoin

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

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The first known use of rejoin was in the 15th century

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9 Aug 2020

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“Rejoin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of rejoin

: to become a member of (a group or organization) again
: to come together with (something) again
formal : to reply to (something said or written) especially in a rude or angry way


re·​join | \ ri-ˈjȯin How to pronounce rejoin (audio) \
rejoined; rejoining

Kids Definition of rejoin

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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