- 1to connect or link (two or more things) together
- 2to become a member of an organization or group
Using join: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "join" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
Can you join these two pieces of wood together?
I would like to join the chess club.
He joined the army after finishing college.
The two rivers join together at this point.
join Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using join
to become a member of a particular group, especially a prestigious or influential one
After years of hard work, she finally joined the ranks of the company's top executives.
When the argument became heated, he decided to join the fray and defend his friend.
We need to join hands to solve this problem.
Phrases with join
The two companies joined forces to develop a new product.
She joined in the singing of the national anthem.
I'm so tired today. Join the club!
Origins of join
from Old French 'joindre', from Latin 'iungere', meaning 'to join'
Summary: join in Brief
The verb 'join' [dʒɔɪn] means to connect or link things together, or to become a member of a group or organization. Examples include 'Can you join these two pieces of wood together?' and 'I would like to join the chess club.' 'Join' also appears in phrases like 'join forces,' which means to work together with others, and idioms like 'join the ranks,' which means to become a member of a prestigious group.