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English adjective: joint

1. joint united or combined


SamplesA joint session of Congress.
Joint owners.


Similarclannish, collective, concerted, conjoined, conjoint, conjunct, conjunctive, cooperative, corporate, cosignatory


See alsocollective, common, integrated, shared, united


Antonymsseparate

2. joint affecting or involving two or more


SamplesJoint income-tax return.
Joint ownership.


Similarshared


Antonymsunshared

3. joint involving both houses of a legislature


SamplesA joint session of Congress.


Similarmany-sided, multilateral


Antonymsunilateral, one-sided


English noun: joint

1. joint (body) (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)


Synonymsarticulatio, articulation


Broader (hypernym)body part


Narrower (hyponym)articulatio synovialis, diarthrosis, elbow, fetlock, fetlock joint, fibrous joint, hock, hock-joint, knee, stifle, sutura, suture, synovial joint


Part holonymarticular muscle, hip socket


Part meronymarticulatory system, endoskeleton


Domain categoryanatomy, general anatomy

2. joint (artifact) a disreputable place of entertainment


Broader (hypernym)spot


Narrower (hyponym)jook, jook house, jook joint, juke, juke house, juke joint

3. joint (shape) the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made


Synonymsarticulation, join, junction, juncture


Broader (hypernym)connection, connexion, link


Narrower (hyponym)esophagogastric junction, oesophagogastric junction

4. joint (food) a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion


Synonymsroast


Broader (hypernym)cut, cut of meat


Narrower (hyponym)beef roast, blade roast, lamb roast, pork roast, pot roast, rib roast, roast beef, roast lamb, roast pork, roast veal, rump roast, standing rib roast, top round, veal roast

5. joint (artifact) junction by which parts or objects are joined together


Broader (hypernym)conjunction, junction


Narrower (hyponym)ball-and-socket joint, butt, butt joint, flexible joint, hinge, hinge joint, knuckle joint, lap joint, miter, miter joint, mitre, mitre joint, mortise joint, mortise-and-tenon joint, rabbet joint, scarf, scarf joint, seam, splice, toggle joint, weld

6. joint (artifact) marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking


Synonymsmarijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff, stick


Broader (hypernym)butt, cigaret, cigarette, coffin nail, fag


Substance holonymcannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana


English verb: joint

1. joint (stative) fit as if by joints


SamplesThe boards fit neatly.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)fit, go

2. joint (possession) provide with a joint


SamplesThe carpenter jointed two pieces of wood.


Synonymsarticulate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply


Domain categorycarpentry, woodwork, woodworking

3. joint (contact) fasten with a joint


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure

4. joint (contact) separate (meat) at the joint


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)disunite, divide, part, separate









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