Thesaurus

unions

noun
plural of union

Synonyms & Antonyms of unions

1 the act or an instance of joining two or more things into one
  • the union of East Germany and West Germany that became possible after the fall of communism

Synonyms for unions

Words Related to unions

Near Antonyms for unions

Antonyms for unions

2 an association of persons, parties, or states for mutual assistance and protection
  • in 1949 the U.S. and Canada joined their European allies in a transatlantic union to defend Western Europe from aggression by the Soviet Union

Synonyms for unions

Words Related to unions

3 the state of having shared interests or efforts (as in social or business matters)
  • the movie studio is producing the blockbuster in union with another studio because of the tremendous cost involved

Synonyms for unions

Words Related to unions

Near Antonyms for unions

Antonyms for unions

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About unions

Thesaurus Entries Near unions

union jacks

unions

union suit

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Unions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unions. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on unions

Nglish: Translation of unions for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of unions for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!