reunite

verb
re·​unite | \ ˌrē-yu̇-ˈnīt How to pronounce reunite (audio) \
reunited; reuniting; reunites

Definition of reunite

transitive verb

: to bring together again

intransitive verb

: to come together again : rejoin

Examples of reunite in a Sentence

The police reunited the woman and her son. We need a candidate who can reunite the party. The band reunited for a special concert.
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Recent Examples on the Web

All of our faves from the original cast are reuniting for the sequel, which again focuses on the love ups and downs of Lara Jean. Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "Janel Parrish Almost Shared "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" Sequel Spoilers on Instagram," 4 Apr. 2019 Within a few hours, me and my little navy blue book were reunited. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "How to Take a Better Passport Photo—Then Survive Losing It in Shanghai," 1 Apr. 2019 The couple broke up on TV, reunited in the show's finale, but still weren't engaged as of the After the Final Rose special. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Why Colton Underwood Is Returning the First Engagement Ring He Got for Cassie Randolph," 31 Mar. 2019 According to TVLine, the pair are reuniting to develop a new cop drama at CBS called MIA. Megan Stein, Country Living, "Why 'NCIS' Star Cote de Pablo Really Left Ziva Behind," 12 Feb. 2019 And in celebration of their award, the original cast of Hamilton reunited to perform some selections from the show. Constance Grady, Vox, "Watch: the original cast of Hamilton reunites to perform at the Kennedy Center Honors," 27 Dec. 2018 This week, the pair set off the rumor mill when friends of the couple (who first got engaged in 2012, broke up, and then reunited in 2016) started posting photos from what looked suspiciously like an intimate wedding reception. Macaela Mackenzie, Glamour, "Miley Cyrus Just Confirmed She and Liam Hemsworth are Married," 26 Dec. 2018 Then, when electricity is needed again, the system reunites the molten salt with the cold fluid, using a heat engine to reconvert the thermal energy to electricity, which can be sent back to the grid. Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, "Using molten salt to store electricity isn’t just for solar thermal plants," 24 Dec. 2018 That chaos was underscored on Tuesday by the government’s struggle to comply with the court order in San Diego to reunite children under the age of five with their families. BostonGlobe.com, "‘Catch and release’ migrant policy reinstated," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of reunite

15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for reunite

Middle English, from Medieval Latin reunitus, past participle of reunire, from Latin re- + Late Latin unire to unite — more at unite

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reunionist

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reunite

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re-up

reupholster

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reunite

verb

English Language Learners Definition of reunite

: to bring (people or things) together again especially after they have been apart for a long time
: to be together again after being apart for a long time

reunite

verb
re·​unite | \ ˌrē-yu̇-ˈnīt How to pronounce reunite (audio) \
reunited; reuniting

Kids Definition of reunite

: to come or bring together again after being apart

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