rejoin

  • 1 Rejoin — Re*join (r? join ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rejoined} ( joind ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rejoining}.] [F. rejoindre; pref. re re + joindre to join. See {Join}, and cf. {Rejoinder}.] 1. To join again; to unite after separation. [1913 Webster] 2. To come, or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 rejoin — rejoin, re join The verb rejoin (with the stress on the second syllable) means ‘to say in answer’. Re join (with hyphen) means ‘to join again’ …

    Modern English usage

  • 3 rejoin — Ⅰ. rejoin [1] ► VERB 1) join together again. 2) return to. Ⅱ. rejoin [2] ► VERB ▪ say in reply; retort. ORIGIN Old French rejo …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 Rejoin — Re*join , v. i. 1. To answer to a reply. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) To answer, as the defendant to the plaintiff s replication. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 rejoin — I (congregate) verb assemble, associate, cluster, collect, concentrate, convocate, forgather, meet with, muster, reassemble, reconcentrate, regroup, rendezvous with, reunite II (retort) verb acknowledge, answer, confute, counter, countercharge,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 rejoin — *answer, respond, reply, retort Contrasted words: question, interrogate, *ask, inquire, query, catechize, examine …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 rejoin — rejoin1 [rē join′] vt. [< MFr rejoindre: see REJOIN2] 1. to come into the company of again 2. to join together again; reunite 3. to become a member of again after a lapse in membership vi. to become joined together again rejoin2 [ri join′] …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 rejoin — rejoins, rejoining, rejoined (Pronounced [[t]ri͟ːʤɔ͟ɪn[/t]] for meanings 1, 2, and 3, and [[t]rɪʤɔ͟ɪn[/t]] for meaning 4.) 1) VERB If you rejoin a group, club, or organization, you become a member of it again after not being a member for a period …

    English dictionary

  • 9 rejoin — {{11}}rejoin (1) join again, 1540s, from RE (Cf. re ) again + JOIN (Cf. join) (v.). {{12}}rejoin (2) to answer, mid 15c., legal term, from M.Fr. rejoin , stem of rejoindre to answer to a legal charge, from O.Fr …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 rejoin — UK [ˌriːˈdʒɔɪn] / US [ˌrɪˈdʒɔɪn] verb [transitive] Word forms rejoin : present tense I/you/we/they rejoin he/she/it rejoins present participle rejoining past tense rejoined past participle rejoined 1) to return to a group of people who you were… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 rejoin — rejoin1 /ree joyn /, v.t. 1. to come again into the company of: to rejoin a party after a brief absence. 2. to join together again; reunite. v.i. 3. to become joined together again. [1535 45; RE + JOIN] rejoin2 /ri joyn /, v.t. 1. to say in… …

    Universalium

  • 12 rejoin — re|join1 [ˌrı:ˈdʒɔın] v [T] to go back to a group of people, organization etc that you were with before ▪ She rejoined her friends in the lounge. ▪ In 1938 he rejoined the Socialists. rejoin 2 re|join2 [rıˈdʒɔın] v [T] literary to say something… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 rejoin — re|join [ ,ri dʒɔın ] verb transitive ▸ 1 return to group ▸ 2 return to organization ▸ 3 attach again ▸ 4 return to road/race etc. ▸ 5 reply quickly 1. ) to return to a group of people you were with before: After a short break, she rejoined her… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 rejoin — 1 verb (T) 1 to go back to a group of people that you were with before: Crystal went to rejoin her friends in the lounge. 2 to join an organization again: In 1938 he rejoined the Socialists. 3 to join two things together again: The cables need to …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 rejoin — I re•join [[t]riˈdʒɔɪn[/t]] v. t. 1) to come again into the company of: to rejoin a party after a brief absence[/ex] 2) to join together again; reunite 3) to become joined together again • Etymology: 1535–45 II re•join [[t]rɪˈdʒɔɪn[/t]] v. t. 1)… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 rejoin — I. /rəˈdʒɔɪn / (say ruh joyn) verb (t) 1. to come again into the company of: to rejoin a party after a brief absence. 2. to join together again; reunite. –verb (i) 3. to become joined together again. {re + join} II. /rəˈdʒɔɪn / (say ruh joyn) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 rejoin — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French rejoindre, from re + joindre to join more at join Date: 15th century intransitive verb to answer the replication of the plaintiff transitive verb 1. to join again 2. to say often sharply or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 rejoin — verb a) To join again; to unite after separation. The pair parted company and Stephen rejoined Mr Bloom who, with his practised eye, was not without perceiving that he had succumbed to the blandiloquence of the other parasite. Alluding to the… …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 rejoin — Synonyms and related words: acknowledge, answer, answer back, come back, come back at, come in, confute, countercharge, counterclaim, echo, flash back, give acknowledgment, give answer, make a rebuttal, react, rebut, reecho, refute, reply,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 rejoin — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. reply, retort, respond; reunite, reassemble. See answer, assemblage. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To join again] Syn. go back to, reenlist, sign up again, re up*; see join 2 . 2. [To answer] Syn. respond …

    English dictionary for students