To bring together, literally or figuratively; to place in contact; to connect; to couple; to unite; to combine; to associate; to add; to append.
- To put or bring together so as to make continuous or form a unit: join two boards with nails; joined hands in a circle.
- To put or bring into close association or relationship: two families that were joined by marriage; join forces.
- To connect (points), as with a straight line.
- To meet and merge with: where the creek joins the river.
- To become a part or member of: joined the photography club.
- To come into the company of: joined the group in the waiting room.
- To participate with in an act or activity: The committee joins me in welcoming you.
- To adjoin.
- To engage in; enter into: Opposing armies joined battle on the plain.
- To come together so as to form a connection: where the two bones join.
- To act together; form an alliance: The two factions joined to oppose the measure.
- To become a member of a group.
- To take part; participate: joined in the search.
- A joint; a junction.