U*nite" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. United; p. pr. & vb. n. Uniting.] [L. unitus, p. p. of unire to unite, from unus one. See One.]

1.

To put together so as to make one; to join, as two or more constituents, to form a whole; to combine; to connect; to join; to cause to adhere; as, to unite bricks by mortar; to unite iron bars by welding; to unite two armies.

2.

Hence, to join by a legal or moral bond, as families by marriage, nations by treaty, men by opinions; to join in interest, affection, fellowship, or the like; to cause to agree; to harmonize; to associate; to attach.

Under his great vicegerent reign abide, United as one individual soul. Milton.

The king proposed nothing more than to unite his kingdom in one form of worship. Clarendon.

Syn. -- To add; join; annex; attach. See Add.

 

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U*nite", v. i.

1.

To become one; to be cemented or consolidated; to combine, as by adhesion or mixture; to coalesce; to grow together.

2.

To join in an act; to concur; to act in concert; as, all parties united in signing the petition.

 

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U*nite", a [L. unitus, p. p. See Unite, v. t.]

United; joint; as, unite consent.

[Obs.]

J. Webster.

 

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