Join is a pretty tough word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
When learning new words, it's important to see how they're used, or to see them in the different contexts in which they're often used, and that's just what we'll do to help you better understand join (and many other English words!). By seeing different ways you can use join in a sentence, as well as synonyms and antonyms of join, you will have a much better grasp on how it should be used, and you'll feel more confortable with using it much sooner.
Below you will find the definition of join, followed by 40 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(verb) - be or become joined or united or linked
EXAMPLES - Join in a Sentence
- Ans: Quantifying call join points, advising type to them. (source)
- If you want to get the latest on Blu-ray titles join Robert's (source)
- Must we call join the Democratic party now and wear party buttons? (source)
- All sessions will happen on IRC, and the best way to join is to use (source)
- CUB6361E: The join_name join does not refer to at least one triplet. (source)
- Therefore, the only way to get more young Americans to join is to up the ante. (source)
- CUB6303E: The join_name join referenced by the model_namecube model is not valid. (source)
- This allows a near-seamless join, which is then sanded by hand until it is perfect. (source)
- "ikemen", as those hunks are called in Japanese, join the ranks of the business eye-candy. (source)
- If you enjoy reading in Spanish, join our reading group the second Saturday of every month. (source)
- CUB6364E: At least one of the triplets for the join_name join does not define a valid operation. (source)
- For the beginner, the best way to join is to get 3 separate roles as an extra in a sanctioned film. (source)
- CUB6315E: The join_name join does not refer to only those attributes in the facts_name facts object. (source)
- CUB6509E: The operation cannot be performed because the join_name join is referenced by a facts object. (source)
- CUB6378E: The cardinality of the join_name join is not set to N for the side on which the foreign key is defined. (source)
- CUB6363E: The right attributes in the join_name join do not all resolve into a column or columns of a single table. (source)
- Frugal Upstate have teamed together for a new frugal blog radio show called join them and call with your questions and comments. (source)
- I spoke with his wife, Ann Pruett, who is here today to see her husband's name join the more than 58,000 names up there on the wall. (source)
- So many surroundings will make the touch screen digital cameras lines a join are the preferred surroundings to put a camera owner's target. (source)
- CUC10109E: The attribute cannot be removed because it is referenced by the join_name join which is associated with the dimension_name dimension. (source)
- While Scott hopes that people will flock to CauseCast to support causes another incentive to join is to accumulate the cleverly dubbed Kudo Points. (source)
- CUB6375E: The cardinality of the join_name join is not set to 1: 1, N: 1, or 1: N. CUB6376E: The cardinality of the join_name self-join is not set to 1: 1. (source)
- Jonathan Marlow's got 20 at the main site: "These titles join, an exceptional documentary from 2005, as excellent films still without a distributor in the US." (source)
- Indian Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh told parliament that India would also let its name join the list of "associated" countries on the three-page document. (source)
- It's a social process, where you go to a meeting and you have to be willing to personally "join" a group of supporters, while supporters of other candidates can lobby you. (source)
- Others have contributed toward the costs for people to join, which is why we ask that each potential donor make a tax-deductible financial gift as close to this amount as possible. (source)
- Facebook has been brewing its 'half a billion users' announcement for months, it seems, waiting for that 500 millionth user to click the 'join' button and sign away their digital soul. (source)
- The winner will receive the $15,000 Canwest Canspell Education Award, sponsored by Egg Farmers of Canada, as well as having their name join the list of champions on the Canwest Canspell Cup. (source)
- The Overtake The Future event has had both Facebook and LinkedIn groups set up, with teaser notes suggesting people interested in the idea join the groups and participate in the discussion / event / whatever. (source)
- Laurence Urdang In your review of Kind Words [XI,4], you remark that the euphemism join the majority (instead of die) will soon be meaningless, "for there will be more people alive on this planet than ever died." (source)
- Captain Honyman wrote this postscript, or whatever it is, with his left hand, so I took a pen in my own left hand, and practised all the letters, and the way they join, which is quite different from the other hand. (source)
- While in the past, pretty young women were tasked with reeling in the customers, an ever increasing number of those good-looking "ikemen," as those hunks are called in Japanese, join the ranks of the business eye-candy. (source)
- 'Devotional Number One' opens the album in heart-rending fashion, taking battered and ancient cassette-recorded acoustic balladry as its starting point, before gradually string swells and other more hi-fi overdubs join in. (source)
- I knew that Captain Honyman wrote this postscript, or whatever it is, with his left hand, so I took a pen in my own left hand, and practised all the letters, and the way they join, which is quite different from the other hand. (source)
- When the truth of her misfortune dawned upon her, she thought of nothing but to fly from the place to where she did not know, till the destroyer of her virtue advised her to go to Montreal, where he would in short join and marry her. (source)
- But since we live in a country with a two party system and a directly elected executive where all you have to do to "join" a party is to register with a local government (not party) official, what you're saying makes absolutely no sense whatsoever. (source)
- The U.S. recalls join a new one in Hong Kong, where H.J. Heinz Co. said late Friday it will recall a batch of 270 cases of baby food because it showed trace levels of melamine, though the company described the move as a "precaution" because the levels were far below Hong Kong's safety standards. (source)
- Now that we understand these terms, a Hash Match join occurs when SQL Server joins two tables by hashing the rows from the smaller of the two tables to be joined, and then inserting them into a hash table, then processing the larger table one row at a time against the smaller hashed table, looking for matches where rows need to be joined. (source)
- The bloke who threw a chair at Newcastle United's first team coach, John Carver, during an argument at Newcastle airport; who sent abusive text messages to Alan Shearer after Newcastle had been knocked out of the FA Cup at the semi-final stage by Manchester United (Bellamy was on loan at Celtic at the time); who was accused of threatening to feign injury before a match against Arsenal by manager Graeme Souness; who took a swing with a golf club at his Liverpool team-mate John Arne Riise because he would not join a karaoke session. (source)
- So Calley and Mahgredi what's-his-name join a list, one that may soon included George Bush, Dick Cheney, Scooter Libby, and dozens more - include me - who have been the victim of a public so damned ignorant they can't find their way home without a GPS (and can't read a map), can't identify the outline of their own nation or state on the same map, don't know the three houses of their government, think the muliplication tables are higher math, haven't the reasoning powers of a chimpanzee - yet feel somehow competent to sit in judgment of their fellow moron. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 40 example sentences provided below is 55.0, which suggests that "join" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 59 synonyms for join.
accompany, add, adhere, affix, agglutinate, annex, append, assemble, associate, attach, blend, bracket, cement, clamp, clasp, clip, coadunate, coalesce, combine, compound, concrete, conjoin, conjugate, connect, copulate, couple, entwine, fasten, fuse, grapple, hitch on, incorporate, interlace, intermix, juxtapose, knit, leash, link, lock, lump together, marry, mate, melt, mix, pair, put together, slap on, span, splice, stick together, tack on, tag on, tie, tie up, touch, weave, wed, weld, yoke
We have 30 antonyms for join.
abstain, condense, detach, disconnect, disjoin, disperse, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, leave, let go, loose, loosen, open, part, release, remove, resign, separate, sever, subtract, take away, unbuckle, uncouple, unfasten, unlink, unlock, unmix, withdraw
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of join from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (verb-transitive) To put or bring together so as to make continuous or form a unit: join two boards with nails; joined hands in a circle.
- (verb-transitive) To put or bring into close association or relationship: two families that were joined by marriage; join forces.
- (verb-transitive) To connect (points), as with a straight line.
- (verb-transitive) To meet and merge with: where the creek joins the river.
- (verb-transitive) To become a part or member of: joined the photography club.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (verb) To combine more than one item into one; to put together.
- (verb) To come together; to meet.
- (verb) To come into the company of.
- (verb) To become a member of.
- (verb) To produce an intersection of data in two or more database tables.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (verb-transitive) To bring together, literally or figuratively; to place in contact; to connect; to couple; to unite; to combine; to associate; to add; to append.
- (verb-transitive) To associate one's self to; to be or become connected with; to league one's self with; to unite with
- (verb-transitive) To unite in marriage.
- (verb-transitive) To enjoin upon; to command.
- (verb-transitive) To accept, or engage in, as a contest.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) To put or bring together; bring into conjunction, or into association or harmony; unite; combine; associate: as, to join two planks by tenons; to join forces in an undertaking.
- (None) To unite, as one thing to or with another; bring into conjunction or association; cause to be united or connected in any way: followed by to or with.
- (None) To unite or form a junction with; become connected with or a part of; come into association or union with: as, to join a church, party, or society; the Missouri river joins the Mississippi; to join one in an enterprise.
- (None) To unite or take part in, in a friendly or hostile manner; engage in with another or others: as, he joined issue with his opponent; the forces joined battle.
- (None) To adjoin; be adjacent or contiguous to: as, his land joins mine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (verb) be or become joined or united or linked
- (verb) make contact or come together
- (noun) a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
- (noun) the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
- (verb) become part of; become a member of a group or organization