join forces


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Related to join forces: Canadian armed forces
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.join forces - work together on a common enterprise of project; "The soprano and the pianist did not get together very well"; "We joined forces with another research group"
work - exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"
collaborate - cooperate as a traitor; "he collaborated with the Nazis when they occupied Paris"
go along, play along - cooperate or pretend to cooperate; "He decided to play along with the burglars for the moment"
Translations
يَتَّحِد مَع، يَجْمَع القُوى
spojit síly
összefog
ganga til liîs viî
spojiť sily
el ele vermekiş birliği yapmak

join

(dʒoin) verb
1. (often with up, ~on etc) to put together or connect. The electrician joined the wires (up) wrongly; You must join this piece (on) to that piece; He joined the two stories together to make a play; The island is joined to the mainland by a sandbank at low tide.
2. to connect (two points) eg by a line, as in geometry. Join point A to point B.
3. to become a member of (a group). Join our club!
4. (sometimes with up) to meet and come together (with). This lane joins the main road; Do you know where the two rivers join?; They joined up with us for the remainder of the holiday.
5. to come into the company of. I'll join you later in the restaurant.
noun
a place where two things are joined. You can hardly see the joins in the material.
join forces
to come together for united work or action. We would do better if we joined forces (with each other).
join hands
to clasp one another's hands (eg for dancing). Join hands with your partner; They joined hands in a ring.
join in
to take part (in). We're playing a game – do join in!; He would not join in the game.
join up
to become a member of an armed force. He joined up in 1940.
References in classic literature ?
If you were really great, really true to yourself, you would join forces with Leach and Johnson.
I have no fight with you," I cried, and then I told them who I was and added that if they would live in peace they must sooner or later join forces with me.
Even as he emerged from the mouth of the passage to look across the foothills in the direction of Aaanthor, a Ptarth battle fleet was winging its majestic way slowly toward the twin cities of Helium, while from far distant Kaol raced another mighty armada to join forces with its ally.
She appeared quite at ease, and, after thanking Adam, said that if any of his uncle's party were going to Liverpool she would be most happy to join forces.
There were in all ten red Martians, men and women, and when we had briefly explained our plan they decided to join forces with us, though it was evident that it was with some considerable misgivings that they thus tempted fate by opposing an ancient superstition, even though each knew through cruel experience the fallacy of its entire fabric.
In upcoming weeks, the two law enforcement agencies will join forces on a ``Don't Shoot'' public service campaign and are making plans for a shared crime laboratory.
Matt Horton, RNLI divisional lifeguard inspector, said: We are delighted that Sefton Council has agreed to join forces with the RNLI to provide this vital lifesaving service on its beaches.