Translation of join in Spanish:


unir, v.

Pronunciation /dʒɔɪn/

See Spanish definition of unir

transitive verb

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    (ropes/wires) (fasten, link) unir
    (tables) (put together) juntar
    to join two things together unir dos cosas
    • I joined an extra length onto the hosepipe le añadí / le agregué un trozo a la manguera
    • a canal joining the Rhine and the Danube un canal que une el Rin con el Danubio
    • The extension would be joined to the main offices by a link corridor.
    • The drawer fronts are normally joined to the drawer sides with lapped dovetails.
    • The sewer's original standard of design is described as ‘poor’, and it has never been joined to the public sewer system.
    • The promontory, jammed with red-tiled roofs, was once an island, but had for centuries been joined to the mainland by a narrow causeway.
    • Believers are one with each other because they are joined to Christ.
    • Then Ranginui, the sky, dwelt with Papatuanuku, the earth, and was joined to her, and land was made.
    • The sphere of thought was joined to that of action, and the philosophy of Francis Bacon exemplifies the resultant outlook.
    • It will be joined to the existing town of Cloughjordan by a pathway.
    • The entrance through the outer ramparts was joined to the inner gateway by an ingeniously defended approach.
    • We then switch to a fellow listening to the music in his car, which is joined to another by some sort of tubing.
    • The motorway will eventually be joined to a southern route from Dublin to Rosslare.
    • They climb up on the shed at the back of the boarded up house, which is joined to ours.
    • The paintings have been joined to form one montage, which has been put up in the school hall.
    • Two lower staterooms will be joined to make one large master suite.
    • Alaska and Hawaii are not joined to the other forty-eight states.
    • The convent, on the longitudinal axis, is joined to the Basilica by one of its short sides.
    • The capillary sprouts eventually join together to form a new network, with arterioles supplying them and venules draining them.
    • "I thought you two were joined at the hip, " Andy said.
    • For two guys literally joined at the hip, they lead very different lives.
    • "We're not joined at the hip, " Noah said in response.
  • 2

    • 2.1(meet, keep company with)

      we're going for a drink, won't / will you join us? vamos a tomar algo ¿nos acompañas?
      • Charles is joining us after he's finished work Charles vendrá cuando salga del trabajo
      • you go ahead, I'll join you later ustedes vayan que ya iré yo luego
      • may I join you? ¿le importa si me siento aquí?
      • won't / will you join us for dinner? ¿por qué no cenan con nosotros?
      • join us next week at the same time for … los esperamos la semana que viene a la misma hora para …

    • 2.2(associate oneself with)

      I'd like you all to join me in a toast to … quiero proponer un brindis por …
      • my husband joins me in wishing you a speedy recovery tanto mi marido como yo le deseamos una pronta recuperación
      • we invite you to join us in condemning this attack los invitamos a adherirse a nuestra repulsa de este atentado

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    • 3.1(become part of)

      (procession/demonstration) unirse a
      (procession/demonstration) sumarse a
      they have joined the ranks of the unemployed se han sumado a las filas del desempleo
      • I joined the line me puse en la cola
      • I joined the course in November empecé el curso en noviembre
      • But despite such challenges, women are once again joining the ranks of the police in Afghanistan.
      • Most members join clubs for fitness, but they stay for fun.
      • Think " retention " the moment the member joins the club.
      • I joined the army late 1939 when I was twenty years old.
      • Many farmers had joined the army under Thomas Rusk's command.
      • I would join what is known as the simplicity movement.
      • Michigan recently became the latest state to join what we like to call the " victim empowerment " movement.
      • Smith was a talented violinist herself and joined what is now the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra as a professional musician.
      • Flores will join fellow Gates Scholars from across the world this October to pursue her graduate degree in engineering.
      • The above is an attempt to highlight those questions that I felt are specific to joining a startup.
      • Instructions for joining and information about the GDP can be found on their web site.
      • Well, he asked me if I wanted to sign on the dotted line and join his band of merry men.
      • Once the musician has joined a band, new types of connections are formed.
      • Aviva joins a growing band of hard-pressed life insurance companies putting the slide rule over their Irish operations in a bid to cut costs.
      • You take the control of Glitch, a small yellow robot who joins a resistance band of droids fighting off an evil army of robots.
      • One of them joins the band, wearing a high-tech washboard, which he plays with spoons.
      • Additionally, a larger number of students participate by joining the band or the cheerleading squad, two spin-off benefits of football.
      • In fact joining the band had taken all my courage.
      • If you decide that court life isn't for you, would you consider joining my band?
      • We never sounded better so part of me was glad that this guy was joining our band.

    • 3.2(become member of)

      (club/society) hacerse socio de
      (party/union) afiliarse a
      (army) alistarse en
      (firm) entrar en
      (firm) entrar a Latin America
      (firm) incorporarse a
      he joined our staff in July pasó a formar parte de nuestro personal en julio
      • They would like to see new members joining up - all the officer posts are up for re-election.
      • Well done to those who took the initiative and joined up - more members welcome.
      • He had been one of the Blackbury Pals, who had joined up together.
      • They even joined up together on the same day, one in the navy, the other in the air force.
      • One of the ways to get a culturally - aware police service is by persuading more members of the ethnic minorities to join up.
      • SF representative, Gerry Kelly, said the party would continue campaigning to discourage young nationalists or Catholics from joining up.
      • She said: ‘If friends or people who I speak to in the street tell me they know somebody who's thinking of joining up I talk them out of it.’
      • But I do not see joining up with the Brownshirts as something to be glossed over in order to make the greater point of opposing Chinese imperialism.
      • After joining up in 1998, Cpl Fox served in Germany and in Kosovo as an intelligence and security clerk with the Queen's Royal Hussars.
      • There will be no joining up after we have the battle won.

  • 4

    • 4.1(merge with)

      the path joins the road a mile further on el camino empalma con la carretera una milla más adelante
      • this river eventually joins the Thames este río desemboca en / confluye con el Támesis
      • where the wall joins the roof en la unión de la pared con el techo

    • 4.2(get onto)

      we join the autobahn south of Frankfurt entramos en la autopista al sur de Frankfurt
      • he joined his ship at Boston se unió a la tripulación en Boston

intransitive verb

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    • 1.1(become connected)

      (parts/components) unirse
      • For this reason, I always travelled first to Manchester and then joined up with the main group of reds.

    • 1.2(unite)

      (institutions/groups) unirse
      to join with sb in -ing
      • they join with me in congratulating you
      • When the religious-right and the humanists join together for a common cause, no external entity can put down their efforts.
      • Community is built and strengthened as participants join together to work as the body of Christ.
      • Instead of hitting each other and bouncing off like bumper cars, the atoms join together and function as one entity.
      • Schools will be able to join together as education ‘brands’, with the best heads encouraged to take over whole groups.
      • Let us join together to buy it by private purchase.
      • Residents from Bennekerry and Browneshill were the first to join together to oppose a bypass through the area.
      • Three Blackburn schools are to join together to allow children from different backgrounds to make new friends.
      • We'll join together to celebrate Samoa, her culture and her prayerful faith.
      • So this is another one of those opportunities that we all have to join together.
      • They are competing in terms of business but will join together when it will help to bring about benefits for retail across the board.
      • It is the time of year when families join together to visit the final resting place of their loved one.
      • If the two nations join together and live in peace, they will set an example for the rest of the world.
      • Dozens of businesses are set to join together to spruce up an historic Bradford tourist attraction.
      • Both groups then joined together in a revolt against Dutch rule.
      • Most coalitions were brothers, but unrelated males could also join up to form coalitions.
      • You could also join up with another group in the area to raise funds between you.
      • Men and women of no particular faith or god can and do join in matrimony.
      • Not long after, they were joined in holy matrimony.
      • Digital images of the drops were recorded as they joined to form one drop.
      • Many thousands of couples were joined in matrimony during communal ceremonies.

  • 2

    (streams) confluir
    (roads) empalmar
    (roads) unirse
  • 3

    (become member)
    hacerse socio


  • 1

    juntura feminine
    unión feminine