Adjective "joining" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


Link; connect.
  1. 'join the paragraphs together'
  2. 'Alaska and Hawaii are not joined to the other forty-eight states.'
  3. 'The promontory, jammed with red-tiled roofs, was once an island, but had for centuries been joined to the mainland by a narrow causeway.'
  4. 'It will be joined to the existing town of Cloughjordan by a pathway.'
  5. 'Believers are one with each other because they are joined to Christ.'
  6. 'The capillary sprouts eventually join together to form a new network, with arterioles supplying them and venules draining them.'
  7. 'For two guys literally joined at the hip, they lead very different lives.'
  8. 'The entrance through the outer ramparts was joined to the inner gateway by an ingeniously defended approach.'
  9. 'The convent, on the longitudinal axis, is joined to the Basilica by one of its short sides.'
  10. 'Two lower staterooms will be joined to make one large master suite.'
  11. 'The sphere of thought was joined to that of action, and the philosophy of Francis Bacon exemplifies the resultant outlook.'
  12. 'For this reason, I always travelled first to Manchester and then joined up with the main group of reds.'
  13. 'There is only one parabola joining these three points.'
  14. 'By joining the points of intersection between price and amount of X consumed at that price, we trace out a demand curve.'
  15. 'When all pairs of points are joined, the resulting network of points and lines is known as a complete graph.'
  16. 'The construction involves joining some points and drawing through some of the points of intersection lines parallel to other lines.'
  17. 'they joined up with local environmentalists'
  18. 'When the religious-right and the humanists join together for a common cause, no external entity can put down their efforts.'
  19. 'Both groups then joined together in a revolt against Dutch rule.'
  20. 'Dozens of businesses are set to join together to spruce up an historic Bradford tourist attraction.'
  21. 'They are competing in terms of business but will join together when it will help to bring about benefits for retail across the board.'
  22. 'If the two nations join together and live in peace, they will set an example for the rest of the world.'
  23. 'We'll join together to celebrate Samoa, her culture and her prayerful faith.'
  24. 'Men and women of no particular faith or god can and do join in matrimony.'
  25. 'Instead of hitting each other and bouncing off like bumper cars, the atoms join together and function as one entity.'
  26. 'Not long after, they were joined in holy matrimony.'
  27. 'Many thousands of couples were joined in matrimony during communal ceremonies.'
  28. 'she joined the department last year'
  29. 'Most members join clubs for fitness, but they stay for fun.'
  30. 'I would join what is known as the simplicity movement.'
  31. 'Well, he asked me if I wanted to sign on the dotted line and join his band of merry men.'
  32. 'But despite such challenges, women are once again joining the ranks of the police in Afghanistan.'
  33. 'Think " retention " the moment the member joins the club.'
  34. 'Once the musician has joined a band, new types of connections are formed.'
  35. 'Michigan recently became the latest state to join what we like to call the " victim empowerment " movement.'
  36. 'I joined the army late 1939 when I was twenty years old.'
  37. 'Flores will join fellow Gates Scholars from across the world this October to pursue her graduate degree in engineering.'
  38. 'Additionally, a larger number of students participate by joining the band or the cheerleading squad, two spin-off benefits of football.'
  39. no object 'I joined in and sang along'
  40. 'I laughed and told them to come on back anytime and join in the festivities.'
  41. 'Now that the established industry players are joining the fray, the competition will only intensify.'
  42. 'Her biggest excitement, though, was hearing her guests join lustily in the choruses.'
  43. 'I remember joining in the singing and general festivities of the Jubilee holiday.'
  44. 'Jeremy and his friends will be joining a city band competition next month.'
  45. 'Close to 2,000 more people quickly joined the fray.'
  46. '"What's going on, " Sitka asked, joining in the conversation.'
  47. 'The tables soon filled with guests who heartily joined in the festivities.'
  48. 'Hundreds of light aircraft pilots joined in the celebration by flying to the airport.'
  49. 'her brothers joined up in 1914'
  50. 'They would like to see new members joining up - all the officer posts are up for re-election.'
  51. 'She said: ‘If friends or people who I speak to in the street tell me they know somebody who's thinking of joining up I talk them out of it.’'
  52. 'They even joined up together on the same day, one in the navy, the other in the air force.'
  53. 'After joining up in 1998, Cpl Fox served in Germany and in Kosovo as an intelligence and security clerk with the Queen's Royal Hussars.'
  54. 'There will be no joining up after we have the battle won.'
  55. 'They will be joined on stage by singers from Silsden Singers and Bradford Voices.'
  56. 'Three of the country's very best political journalists join me next.'
  57. 'The band, which was great in itself, was joined onstage by a couple of famous singers.'
  58. 'We'll have reaction from some of those family members joining us here live, tonight.'
  59. 'A U.S. congressman who supported Irish nationalism joins us to talk about it straight ahead.'
  60. 'He will be joined on stage at the Sedbergh gig by his Big Band.'
  61. 'I am sure you will join me in wishing him every success'
  62. 'They are joined in this good wish by Jimmy's neighbours, and his many friends in the community.'
  63. 'His request to the supporters of his contention is to join him at least for a mile or a few yards to strengthen the nation.'
  64. 'I urge you to join us in sending food, warm wishes and support to the Israeli soldiers.'
  65. 'Giblets has joined me to contribute moral support in my hour of hunger striking.'


A place or line where two or more things are connected or fastened together.
  1. 'The graphic, dynamic form on the outside is carried through inside, with elegant sweeping features at the wall and ceiling joins.'
  2. 'The wheel rim and push rim are joined together by five joins around the wheel causing a vast potential for hands to get caught or jammed in the gaps.'
  3. 'You can't spot the joins between the spontaneous and the prepared, so comfortable are they with this uniquely intimate form of theatre.'
  4. 'He constructed the frame of Guitar to look like a window, its joins leaking the threatening weather seen through the glass.'
  5. 'To see writer, director, actor and designers working together so perfectly that one cannot see the joins is a rare treat.'
  6. 'Ivy leaves are at the top of the stem, and ivy vines twine around the bottom and connect to ivy leaves at the join.'
  7. 'And some collage works best simply because the joins are bizarre.'
  8. 'When you have pushed all the hair in, secure with hairgrips along the seam formed by the join, starting at the bottom.'
  9. 'She was determined to keep him out and so had sealed the join between their two Planes of Existence.'
  10. 'The join, or suture, between the old continents can today be located with the aid of geophysical techniques.'

More definitions

1. to bring in contact, connect, or bring or put together: to join hands; to join pages with a staple.

2. to come into contact or union with: The brook joins the river.

3. to bring together in a particular relation or for a specific purpose, action, etc.; unite: to join forces against the smugglers.

4. to become a member of (an organization, party, etc.): to join a club.

5. to enlist in (one of the armed forces): to join the Navy.

6. to come into the

More examples(as adjective)

"unions can be joining."

"states can be joining."

"schemes can be joining."

"retailers can be joining."

"structures can be joining."

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(join)Middle English: from Old French joindre, from Latin jungere ‘to join’.


join battle
join forces
join hands