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unite

verb

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1 to come together to form a single unit
  • using the microscope, we watched the water droplets unite into a single pool

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2 to bring (something) to a central point or under a single control
  • united several teams under the reorganization plan

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3 to form or enter into an association that furthers the interests of its members
  • parents united to reform the school's curriculum

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4 to participate or assist in a joint effort to accomplish an end
  • only if private investors and public officials unite for the common good, will this city experience an economic revival

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join, combine, unite, connect, link, associate, relate mean to bring or come together into some manner of union. join implies a bringing into contact or conjunction of any degree of closeness. joined forces in an effort to win combine implies some merging or mingling with corresponding loss of identity of each unit. combined jazz and rock to create a new music unite implies somewhat greater loss of separate identity. the colonies united to form a republic connect suggests a loose or external attachment with little or no loss of identity. a mutual defense treaty connected the two nations link may imply strong connection or inseparability of elements still retaining identity. a name forever linked with liberty associate stresses the mere fact of frequent occurrence or existence together in space or in logical relation. opera is popularly associated with high society relate suggests the existence of a real or presumed logical connection. related what he observed to what he already knew

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

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“Unite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unite. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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