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v. u·nit·ed, u·nit·ing, u·nites
1. To bring together so as to form a whole: The different structures are united in a single flower.
2. To combine (people) in interest, attitude, or action: united the rival factions of the party.
3. To join (a couple) in marriage.
4. To have or demonstrate in combination: The course unites current theory and practice.
1. To become joined, formed, or combined into a unit: when reproductive cells unite.
2. To join and act together in a common purpose or endeavor. See Synonyms at join.
[Middle English uniten, from Latin ūnīre, ūnīt-, from ūnus, one; see oi-no- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Noun||1.||uniting - the combination of two or more commercial companies|
|2.||uniting - the act of making or becoming a single unit; "the union of opposing factions"; "he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"|
coalescence, coalescency, conglutination, coalition, concretion - the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts
reunification, reunion - the act of coming together again; "monetary unification precipitated the reunification of the German state in October 1990"
umbrella - having the function of uniting a group of similar things; "the Democratic Party is an umbrella for many liberal groups"; "under the umbrella of capitalism"
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