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unite

verb

  1. (fall in)  to act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    Synonyms: unify. Type of: join
  2. (integrate)  to become one
    Synonyms: merge, unify. Type of: integrate
  3. (have)  to have or possess in combination
    Synonyms: combine. Type of: have
  4. (connect up)  to be or become joined, united, or linked
    Synonyms: connect, connect up, join, link, link up.
  5. (bring together, common)  to bring together for a common purpose, action, ideology, or in a shared situation
    Synonyms: unify. Type of: change
  6. (join, combine)  to join or combine
    Synonyms: merge, unify. Type of: change

Etymology summary

Middle English unyten from Latin unitus, past participle of unire, to unite from...
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

unite | combine [synonym, sense-specific] | fuse [synonym, sense-specific] | uniter [noun, derived]

to make or become an integrated whole or a unity; combine | to join, unify or be unified in purpose, action, beliefs, etc | to enter or cause to enter ... (28 of 548 words, 7 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciations)

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Wikipedia:

Unite [disambiguation]

may refer to: Unite the Union, a British and Irish trade union, formed by the merger of Amicus and T&G | Unite Union, a trade union in New Zealand | Unite Union (Australia), a trade union in Australia | UNITE HERE, a labor union in the U.S. and Canada,... (46 of 250 words, 18 definitions)

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Merriam-Webster:

unite [entry 1, verb] | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle] | Jacobus [unite] | associate [synonym, sense-specific] | coalesce [synonym, sense-specific] | combine [synonym, sense-specific] | conjoin [synonym, sense-specific] | conjugate [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

to put together to form a single unit ; to cause to adhere ; to link by a legal or moral bond | to possess (as qualities) in combination | to become ... (30 of 229 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

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unite [entry 2, noun] | Jacobus

an old British gold 20-shilling piece issued first by James I in 1604 for the newly united England and Scotland (20 of 46 words, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle]

to join, combine, or incorporate so as to form a single whole or unit. | to cause to adhere. | to cause to be in a state of mutual sympathy, or to ... (30 of 138 words, 10 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

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New World Dictionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle] | Jacobus

to put or bring together so as to make one; combine or join into a whole | to bring together in common cause, interest, opinion, etc.; join, as in ... (28 of 120 words, 7 definitions, pronunciations)

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Oxford Dictionary:

unite | unitive [derived]

come or bring together for a common purpose or action | come or bring together to form a whole | [transitive, archaic] : join in marriage (24 of 109 words, 3 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciations)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle] | unites [3rd-person singular present]

To bring together so as to form a whole. | To combine (people) in interest, attitude, or action | To join (a couple) in marriage. | To cause to ... (26 of 108 words, 8 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle] | unites [3rd-person singular present]

[intransitive] if people, groups, or countries unite, they join together, often to work together to achieve a particular goal ; [transitive] to join ... (23 of 83 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Cambridge Dictionary:

unite

to join together as a group, or to make people join together as a group; to combine (17 of 59 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

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Wiktionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle] | unites [3rd-person singular present] | bring together [synonym]

To come or bring together as one. (7 of 11 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Encarta Dictionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle] | unites [3rd-person singular present]

to bring things together to form or act as a unit, or be brought together in this way | to unify people by a common interest or concern, or become ... (29 of 128 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861708110​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

New World Dictionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle]

Origin: Middle English unyten from Latin unitus, past participle of unire, to unite from unus, "one" | Middle English, united: ... (18 of 27 etymology words)

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Collins Dictionary:

unite

First use: 15th century | 17th century

Origin: from Late Latin ūnīre, from ūnus one | from obsolete unite joined, alluding to the union of England and Scotland (1603)

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Oxford Dictionary:

unite

Origin: late Middle English: from Latin unit- "joined together", from the verb unire, from unus "one"

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American Heritage Dictionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle] | unites [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English uniten, from Latin ūnīre, ūnīt-, from ūnus, one; see oi-no- in Indo-European roots.

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Online Etymology:

unite

First use: early 15th century

Origin: Latin unitus, past participle of unire "to unite", from unus "one".

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Wiktionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle] | unites [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Latin ūnītus, perfect passive participle of ūniō.

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Merriam-Webster:

unite [entry 1, verb] | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle]

First use: 15th century

Origin: Middle English, from Anglo-French uniter, from Latin unitus, past participle of unire, from unus one

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unite [entry 2, noun]

First use: 1604

Origin: obsolete unite united, from Middle English unit, from Latin unitus, past participle

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Encarta Dictionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle] | unites [3rd-person singular present]

First use: 15th century

Origin: Latin unit-, past participle of unire "make one" from unus "one"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861708110​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle] | unites [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "unite"

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Collins Dictionary:

unite

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle] | unites [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "unite"

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Macmillan American Dictionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle] | unites [3rd-person singular present]

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Cambridge Dictionary:

unite

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "unite"

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the Free Dictionary:

unite

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Google Dictionary:

unite | united [past tense] | uniting [present participle] | unites [3rd-person singular present]

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

unite

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YourDictionary Audio:

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freedictionary.org:

Unite

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