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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Unite \U*nite"\, verb (used without an object)

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

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

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Unite \U*nite"\, adjective [L. unitus, p. p. See {Unite}, verb (used with an object)] United; joint; as, unite consent. [Obs.] --J. Webster.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Unite \U*nite"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {United}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Uniting}.] [L. unitus, p. p. of unire to unite, from unus one. See {One}.]

1. 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. 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.

Under his great vicegerent reign abide, United as one individual soul. --Milton.

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

Syn: To add; join; annex; attach. See {Add}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief [syn: {unite}, {unify}] [ant: {carve up}, {dissever}, {divide}, {separate}, {split}, {split up}]

2: become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "the cells merge" [syn: {unify}, {unite}, {merge}] [ant: {break apart}, {disunify}]

3: have or possess in combination; "she unites charm with a good business sense" [syn: {unite}, {combine}]

4: 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" [syn: {connect}, {link}, {link up}, {join}, {unite}]

5: bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation; "the Democratic Patry platform united several splinter groups" [syn: {unite}, {unify}]

6: join or combine; "We merged our resources" [syn: {unite}, {unify}, {merge}]

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