Translation of "join" - English-French dictionary


verb /dʒoin/

(often with up, onetc) to put together or connect

joindre, raccorder
The electrician joined the wires (up) wrongly
You must join this piece (on) to that piece
He joined the two stories together to make a play
The island is joined to the mainland by a sandbank at low tide.

to connect (two points) eg by a line, as in geometry

Join point A to point B.

to become a member of (a group)

devenir membre de
She was thinking of joining the tennis club.

(sometimes with up) to meet and come together (with)

(se) rejoindre, (se) joindre (à)
This lane joins the main road
Do you know where the two rivers join?
They joined up with us for the remainder of the holiday.

to come into the company of

I’ll join you later in the restaurant.
join forces

to come together for united work or action

s’unir (pour)
We would do better if we joined forces (with each other).
join hands

to clasp one another’s hands (eg for dancing)

se donner la main
Join hands with your partner
They joined hands in a ring.
join in

to take part (in)

prendre part à
We’re playing a game – do join in!
He would not join in the dancee.
join up

to become a member of an armed force

He joined up in 1940.

(Translation of “join” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)