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Translation of "join" - English-German dictionary

join

verb /dʒoin/
(often with up, onetc) to put together or connect verbinden 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 verbinden Join point A to point B.
to become a member of (a group) sich anschließen an She was thinking of joining the tennis club.
(sometimes with up) to meet and come together (with) treffen 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 treffen I’ll join you later in the restaurant.
join forces
to come together for united work or action sich zusammentun We would do better if we joined forces (with each other).
join hands
to clasp one another’s hands (eg for dancing) sich die Hände reichen Join hands with your partner They joined hands in a ring.
join in
to take part (in) mitmachen bei 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 Soldat werden He joined up in 1940.
(Definition of join from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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