Definition of unite
1a : to put together to form a single unitb : to cause to adherec : to link by a legal or moral bond
2 : to possess (different things, such as qualities) in combination
1a : to become one or as if oneb : to become combined by or as if by adhesion or mixture
2 : to act in concert
Examples of unite in a Sentence
Party members united in support of their candidate.
Students united to protest the tuition increase.
uniting against a common enemy
The struggle to end slavery united rich and poor.
A treaty united the independent nations.
The sperm and egg unite to form an embryo.
Synonym Discussion of unite
Origin and Etymology of unite
obsolete unite united, from Middle English unit, from Latin unitus, past participle
First Known Use: 1604See Words from the same year
UNITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unite for English Language Learners
: to join together to do or achieve something
: to cause (two or more people or things) to be joined together and become one thing
: to become joined together as one thing
UNITE Defined for Kids
Definition of unite for Students
1 : to put or come together to form a single unit
2 : to bind by legal or moral ties This treaty will unite our nations.
3 : to join in action The two groups united to improve schools.
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