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English verb: unite

1. unite (social) act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)fall in, get together, join

Narrower (hyponym)ally with, associate, band together, club, confederate, confederate, conjoin, consociate, couple, espouse, federalise, federalize, federate, get hitched with, get married, hook up with, league, marry, pair, pair off, partner off, reunify, reunite, wed

Antonymscarve up, dissever, divide, split, split up, separate

2. unite (change) become one

SamplesGermany unified officially in 1990.
The cells merge.

Synonymsmerge, unify

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)integrate

Narrower (hyponym)coalesce, consolidate, consubstantiate, converge, federalise, federalize, federate, syncretise, syncretize

Antonymsdisunify, break apart

3. unite (stative) have or possess in combination

SamplesShe unites charm with a good business sense.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something with something

Broader (hypernym)feature, have

4. unite (stative) be or become joined or united or linked

SamplesThe two streets connect to become a highway.
Our paths joined.
The travelers linked up again at the airport.

Synonymsconnect, join, link, link up

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Narrower (hyponym)articulate, complect, interconnect, interlink, syndicate

5. unite (social) bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation

SamplesThe Democratic Patry platform united several splinter groups.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)bond, bring together, draw together

6. unite (change) join or combine

SamplesWe merged our resources.

Synonymsmerge, unify

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)consolidate, consubstantiate, weld

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