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Ideas are the factors that lift civilization. They create revolutions. There is more dynamite in an idea than in many bombs.
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Etymology

Old French joindre, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] jungere “to join, yoke,” from Proto-Indo-European *yeug- “to join, unite”

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to join

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to join (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To combine more than one item into one; to put together.
    The plumber joined the two ends of the broken pipe.
    We joined our efforts to get an even better result.
  2. To come together; to meet.
    Parallel lines never join.
    These two rivers join in about 80 miles.
  3. To come into the company of.
    I will join you watching the football game as soon as I have finished my work.
  4. To become a member of.
    Many children join a sports club.
    Most politicians have joined a party.

Synonyms

Translations

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Noun

Singular
join

Plural
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  1. An intersection of piping or wiring; an interconnect.
  2. (computing) An intersection of data in two or more database tables.

Translations


Finnish

Etymology 1

Verb

join

  1. First-person singular indicative past form of juoda.

Etymology 2

Noun

join

  1. Instructive plural form of joki.

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