Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

French translation of “join”

See all translations

join

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
relier
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
rejoindre
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
s’engager
He joined up in 1940.
(Definition of join from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “join” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

make believe

believing or imagining things that appear to be attractive or exciting, but are not real

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More