united

adjective unit·ed \ yu̇-ˈnī-təd \
Updated on: 21 Nov 2017

Definition of united

1 : made one : combined
2 : relating to or produced by joint action
  • a united effort
3 : being in agreement : harmonious
  • a united family

unitedly

adverb

Examples of united in a Sentence

  1. a united campaign against drug abuse

  2. the party must present a united front if it hopes to win the election

Recent Examples of united from the Web

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First Known Use of united

circa 1552



UNITED Defined for English Language Learners

united

adjective

Definition of united for English Language Learners

  • : involving people or groups working together to achieve something

  • : made up of members who share the same purpose, interest, etc.


UNITED Defined for Kids

united

adjective unit·ed \ yu̇-ˈnī-təd \

Definition of united for Students

1 : made one
  • United States of America
2 : having the same goals, ideas, and principles The jury is united in its belief of her innocence.


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