unite Definition

  • 1to join together to form a single entity
  • 2to come or bring together for a common purpose or action

Using unite: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "unite" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The two companies will unite to create a new corporation.

  • Example

    The team must unite to win the game.

  • Example

    The country was united in its grief after the tragedy.

  • Example

    The political parties united to pass the bill.

unite Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for unite

Idioms Using unite

  • to work together with someone towards a common goal or purpose


    The environmental groups made common cause with the local community to stop the construction of the new factory.

  • to come together and support each other, especially in a difficult situation


    After the scandal broke out, the company's employees closed ranks and defended their boss.

  • to make peace with someone, especially after a long-standing disagreement or conflict


    After years of bitter rivalry, the two companies finally decided to bury the hatchet and work together.

Phrases with unite

  • a group of people or organizations that work together to achieve a common goal, especially when facing opposition or criticism


    The opposition parties presented a united front against the government's policies.

  • a phrase that emphasizes the importance of unity and cooperation in achieving success or overcoming challenges


    The team knew that they had to work together if they wanted to win the championship. United we stand, divided we fall.

  • to become legally married to someone


    They were united in marriage in a beautiful ceremony last summer.

Origins of unite

from Latin 'unitus', past participle of 'unire', meaning 'to join'


Summary: unite in Brief

The verb 'unite' [juːˈnaɪt] means to join together to form a single entity or to come together for a common purpose. It can refer to the merging of companies, as in 'The two companies will unite to create a new corporation,' or to the need for teamwork, as in 'The team must unite to win the game.' The phrase 'united front' refers to a group working together to achieve a common goal, while 'united in marriage' means to become legally married to someone.

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