What does unite mean?

Definitions for unite
ˈyu naɪt, yuˈnaɪtunite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unite, unifyverb

    act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief

  2. unify, unite, mergeverb

    become one

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

  3. unite, combineverb

    have or possess in combination

    "she unites charm with a good business sense"

  4. connect, link, link up, join, uniteverb

    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, unifyverb

    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, mergeverb

    join or combine

    "We merged our resources"

Wiktionary

  1. uniteverb

    To come or bring together as one.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Uniteverb

    Etymology: unitus, Lat.

    The force which wont in two to be dispersed,
    In one alone right hand he now unites. Fairy Queen.

    Whatever truths
    Redeem’d from error, or from ignorance,
    Thin in their authors, like rich veins of ore,
    Your works unite, and still discover more. Dryden.

    A proposition for uniting both kingdoms was begun. Jonathan Swift.

    The king proposed nothing more than to unite his kingdom in one form of worship. Edward Hyde.

    The peritonæum, which is a dry body, may be united with the musculous flesh. Richard Wiseman, Surgery.

    In the lawful name of marrying,
    To give our hearts united ceremony. William Shakespeare.

    Let the ground of the picture be well united with colours of a friendly nature. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.

    Unto their assembly, mine honour be not thou united. Genesis.

  2. To Uniteverb

    If you will now unite in your complaints,
    And force them with a constancy, the cardinal
    Cannot stand under them. William Shakespeare, Hen. VIII.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uniteverb

    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. Uniteverb

    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. Uniteverb

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

  4. Uniteverb

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

  5. Uniteverb

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. unite

    To bring together to focus and achieve a specific purpose.

    They chose to unite to achieve things together.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 31, 2020  

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

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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

Examples of unite in a Sentence

  1. Brian Fitzpatrick:

    Infrastructure investment can and will deliver real benefits to every American and additionally, has the unique power to unite us as a nation. An investment in our roads, rails, bridges, IT infrastructure, and electrical grid is an investment in our nation, our economy, and our families.

  2. Greg Abbott:

    The state of Texas and the Department of Public Safety are working closely with local law enforcement to provide resources as needed and deliver justice for this heinous attack, i thank the first responders who have acted swiftly and admirably under pressure, and I want to remind all Texans that we will not allow the Lone Star State to be overrun by hatred and violence. We will unite, as Texans always do, to respond to this tragedy.

  3. French President Francois Hollande:

    Let us unite, and we will win, vive la France!

  4. Ammon Bundy:

    It is the people's facility, owned by the people, it has been provided for us to be able to come together and unite and make a hard stand against this overreach - this taking of the people's land and resources.

  5. Ivan Duque:

    With humility and honor, I tell the Colombian people that I will give all my energies to unite our country. No more divisions, i will not govern with hatred.

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