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re·join 1

 (rĭ-join′)
v. re·joined, re·join·ing, re·joins
v.tr.
To say in reply, especially in sharp response to a reply.
v.intr.
To reply.

[Middle English rejoinen, from Old French rejoindre, rejoin- : re-, re- + joindre, to join; see join.]

re·join 2

 (rē-join′)
v. re·joined, re·join·ing, re·joins
v.tr.
1. To come again into the company of: rejoined his regiment.
2. To join together again; reunite.
v.intr.
To become joined again.

rejoin

(riːˈdʒɔɪn)
vb
1. to come again into company with (someone or something)
2. (tr) to put or join together again; reunite

rejoin

(rɪˈdʒɔɪn)
vb (tr)
1. to say (something) in reply; answer, reply, or retort
2. (Law) law to answer (a claimant's reply)
[C15: from Old French rejoign-, stem of rejoindre; see re-, join]

re•join1

(riˈdʒɔɪn)

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•join2

(rɪˈdʒɔɪn)

v.t.
1. to say in answer.
v.i.
2. to reply, esp. in response to a reply or comment; retort.
3. Law. to answer a plaintiff's replication.
[1425–75; < Anglo-French rejoyner, Middle French rejoindre=re- re- + joindre to join]

rejoin


Past participle: rejoined
Gerund: rejoining

Imperative
rejoin
rejoin
Present
I rejoin
you rejoin
he/she/it rejoins
we rejoin
you rejoin
they rejoin
Preterite
I rejoined
you rejoined
he/she/it rejoined
we rejoined
you rejoined
they rejoined
Present Continuous
I am rejoining
you are rejoining
he/she/it is rejoining
we are rejoining
you are rejoining
they are rejoining
Present Perfect
I have rejoined
you have rejoined
he/she/it has rejoined
we have rejoined
you have rejoined
they have rejoined
Past Continuous
I was rejoining
you were rejoining
he/she/it was rejoining
we were rejoining
you were rejoining
they were rejoining
Past Perfect
I had rejoined
you had rejoined
he/she/it had rejoined
we had rejoined
you had rejoined
they had rejoined
Future
I will rejoin
you will rejoin
he/she/it will rejoin
we will rejoin
you will rejoin
they will rejoin
Future Perfect
I will have rejoined
you will have rejoined
he/she/it will have rejoined
we will have rejoined
you will have rejoined
they will have rejoined
Future Continuous
I will be rejoining
you will be rejoining
he/she/it will be rejoining
we will be rejoining
you will be rejoining
they will be rejoining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rejoining
you have been rejoining
he/she/it has been rejoining
we have been rejoining
you have been rejoining
they have been rejoining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rejoining
you will have been rejoining
he/she/it will have been rejoining
we will have been rejoining
you will have been rejoining
they will have been rejoining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rejoining
you had been rejoining
he/she/it had been rejoining
we had been rejoining
you had been rejoining
they had been rejoining
Conditional
I would rejoin
you would rejoin
he/she/it would rejoin
we would rejoin
you would rejoin
they would rejoin
Past Conditional
I would have rejoined
you would have rejoined
he/she/it would have rejoined
we would have rejoined
you would have rejoined
they would have rejoined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rejoin - join again
join, fall in, get together - become part of; become a member of a group or organization; "He joined the Communist Party as a young man"
2.rejoin - answer back
answer, reply, respond - react verbally; "She didn't want to answer"; "answer the question"; "We answered that we would accept the invitation"

rejoin

1
verb
1. join again, return to, come back to, be reunited with, reattain, regain She went off to Tunisia to rejoin her father.
2. join again, return to, regain, come back to, reattain In the morning I rejoined highway 127 south.

rejoin

2
verb reply, answer, respond, retort, come back with, riposte, return 'I dare say they do,' rejoined his wife wearily.

rejoin

verb
To speak or act in response, as to a question:
Translations

rejoin

1 [ˈriːˈdʒɔɪn]
A. VT (= join again) → reincorporarse a
B. VIreincorporarse

rejoin

2 [rɪˈdʒɔɪn] VT (= retort) → replicar

rejoin

[ˌriːˈdʒɔɪn]
vt
[+ group, organization, club] → rejoindre
[+ person] → rejoindre
[+ route, road] → rejoindre

rejoin

1
vt person, regimentsich wieder anschließen (+dat); party, clubwieder eintreten in (+acc); to rejoin ship (Naut) → wieder aufs Schiff kommen; then we rejoined the motorwaydanach fuhren wir wieder auf die Autobahn

rejoin

2
vt (= reply)erwidern

rejoin

1 [ˌriːˈdʒɔɪn] vt (Mil) (ship, regiment) → raggiungere; (club, library) → iscriversi di nuovo a

rejoin

2 [rɪˈdʒɔɪn] vi (frm) (retort) → replicare
References in classic literature ?
Please sir, I sneezed,' rejoined the boy, trembling till the little trunk shook under him.
Guineas,' rejoined the schoolmaster, with a persuasive smile.
rejoined Mr Snawley, looking at the poor little urchin as if he were some extraordinary natural curiosity.
So he did,' rejoined Sikes, 'and they warn't of no more use than the other plant.
Yes, my dear, yes,' rejoined the Jew; his eyes glistening, and every muscle in his face working, with the excitement that the inquiry had awakened.
I want to know how the old gentleman is,' rejoined Mr Swiveller,
Then knock him downstairs, and tell him not to presume to get up till I come and kick him,' rejoined Mr.
Nothin' whatever, my fine feller,' rejoined Sam, taking the reply into his own mouth.
rejoined Stryver, laughing boastfully, "though I don't prefer any claim to being the soul of Romance (for I hope I know better), still I am a tenderer sort of fellow than YOU.
You shall not get off in that way," rejoined Stryver, shouldering the rejoinder at him; "no, Sydney, it's my duty to tell you--and I tell you to your face to do you good--that you are a devilish ill-conditioned fellow in that sort of society.
In Barnaby's room,' rejoined the widow, with a faint smile.
Because--I don't know why--because the wish is so strong upon me,' she rejoined.