What does unite mean?

Definitions for uniteˈyu naɪt, yuˈnaɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unite.

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"

Wiktionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unite

    ū-nīt′, v.t. to make one: to join two or more into one: to join: to make to agree or adhere.—v.i. to become one: to grow or act together.—adj. Unī′ted, joined, made one: harmonious.—adj. Unī′tedly, in union: together.—ns. Unī′ter, one who unites; Uni′tion, act of uniting, conjunction; U′nitism, monism.—adj. U′nitive, harmonising, uniting.—adv. Unī′tively.—Unitas Fratrum, or United Brethren (see Moravian); United Greeks (see Uniat); United Irishmen, an organisation originally formed to help Grattan in carrying his reforms, but which quickly became a rebel organisation, and caused the rising of 1798; United Presbyterian (see Presbyter); United Provinces, the seven northern provinces of Holland—Holland, Zealand, Utrecht, Gelderland, Groningen, Friesland, and Overyssel, united in 1579 under the Union of Utrecht; United States, a federal union of states, esp. that of North America.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unite in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bruce Riedel:

    The burden is on Prime Minister Sharif to show he can unite the country to defend its children.

  2. Charles De Gaulle:

    It will not be any European statesman who will unite Europe Europe will be united by the Chinese.

  3. Marquis de Sade:

    Sexual pleasure is, I agree, a passion to which all others are subordinate but in which they all unite.

  4. Kenneth Kan:

    Our aim is to let the world see what we demand and most importantly, that Hong Kongers can unite together.

  5. Goethe:

    There is nothing more pitiable in the world than an irresolute man vacillating between two feelings, who would willingly unite the two, and who does not perceive that nothing can unite them.

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