Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: unite
IPA transcription: [j'un,aɪt]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: unite, unify
    Meaning: act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
  • Synonyms: unify, unite, merge
    Meaning: become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "the cells merge"
Usage examples
  • Indeed, they could not unite for this expedition till they had gained increased familiarity with the sea.
  • Sea-crows and terns scream around it, and from time to time three or four of them unite in harrying their great rival.
  • Thus stifled ability in the lower orders, and apathy or pampered incapacity in the higher, unite to deprive society of its natural leaders.
  • It is hard to combine and unite these two qualities, the carefulness of one who is affected by circumstances, and the intrepidity of one who heeds them not.
  • Though a number of facts unite to suggest some conclusions as to the immediate future, the experience of the last century bids one beware of sweeping predictions.
  • It is conceivable that two hermaphrodites, attracted by each other's greater beauty, might unite and leave offspring which would inherit their parents' greater beauty.
  • He concluded by saying, that if the count and the duke were to unite their forces, they (the Venetians) might return to the sea, and the Florentines would have to fight for their liberty.
  • They even seem to unite in some vague utterance of the sentiment that the landlord and landlady will make a pretty good profit out of this, and they almost carry themselves like customers.
  • It would rarely happen that the delinquency to be redressed would be confined to a single member, and if there were more than one who had neglected their duty, similarity of situation would induce them to unite for common defense.
  • Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her.