Definitions for uniteˈyu naɪt, yuˈnaɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

u•nite*yuˈnaɪt(v.)u•nit•ed, u•nit•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to join, combine, or incorporate so as to form a single whole or unit.

  2. to cause to adhere.

  3. to cause to be in a state of mutual sympathy, or to have a common opinion or attitude.

  4. to have or exhibit in combination, as qualities.

  5. (v.i.)to become or form a single whole.

  6. to be or act in agreement; have a common goal, attitude, etc.

  7. to be joined by or as if by adhesion.

* Syn: See join.

Origin of unite:

1400–50; late ME < L ūnītus, ptp. of ūnīre to join together, unite, der. of ūnus


u•niteˈyu naɪt, yuˈnaɪt(n.)

  1. a former gold coin of England, equal to 20 shillings, issued under James I and Charles I.

    Category: Numismatics

Origin of unite:

1595–1605; n. use of earlier ptp. of unite1, referring to union of England and Scotland

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unite, unify(verb)

    act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief

  2. unify, unite, merge(verb)

    become one

    "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "the cells merge"

  3. unite, combine(verb)

    have or possess in combination

    "she unites charm with a good business sense"

  4. connect, link, link up, join, unite(verb)

    be or become joined or united or linked

    "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport"

  5. unite, unify(verb)

    bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation

    "the Democratic Patry platform united several splinter groups"

  6. unite, unify, merge(verb)

    join or combine

    "We merged our resources"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unite(verb)ˈyu naɪt, yuˈnaɪt

    to join together or make people, groups, etc. join together

    The country united against the enemy.; a tragedy that united them


  1. unite(Verb)

    To come or bring together as one.

  2. Origin: From unitus, perfect passive participle of unio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unite(verb)

    to put together so as to make one; to join, as two or more constituents, to form a whole; to combine; to connect; to join; to cause to adhere; as, to unite bricks by mortar; to unite iron bars by welding; to unite two armies

  2. Unite(verb)

    hence, to join by a legal or moral bond, as families by marriage, nations by treaty, men by opinions; to join in interest, affection, fellowship, or the like; to cause to agree; to harmonize; to associate; to attach

  3. Unite(verb)

    to become one; to be cemented or consolidated; to combine, as by adhesion or mixture; to coalesce; to grow together

  4. Unite(verb)

    to join in an act; to concur; to act in concert; as, all parties united in signing the petition

  5. Unite(verb)

    united; joint; as, unite consent

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unite' in Verbs Frequency: #746

Anagrams of unite

  1. untie

Translations for unite

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to join together, or to make or become one

England and Scotland were united under one parliament in 1707; He was united with his friends again.

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