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English definition of “join”

join

verb
 
 
/dʒɔɪn/
[T] to connect or fasten two or more things together: join sth to sth Small screws are used to join the front panel to the sides.join sth together The pieces are joined together with glue.
[I or T] to become a member of a club, etc., or to start working for a company or an organization: Have you joined the pension plan? I joined the company immediately after college.
[I or T] to get involved in an activity with another person or group: join sb for sth Will you join us for dinner?join sb in doing sth I'm sure everyone will join me in wishing James a very happy retirement.
[I or T] TRANSPORT to get on a bus, train, or plane: Passengers who joined at Manchester should have their tickets ready for inspection.
join the dots to connect two things or ideas in order to produce something new, or to show the relationship between different things: We need to join the dots between our current products and the needs of this new market.
join forces to act with somebody else in order to do something: The two companies have joined forces to make the Web applications available to a wider public.
(Definition of join verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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