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Usage statistics for the verb join:

spoken English37.67%written English62.33%
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The word join is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun join

What does join mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: joins

  1. the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
  2. a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonyms of join: sum / union
    • more generic word: set = a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • more specific term: direct sum = a union of two disjoint sets in which every element is the sum of an element from each of the disjoint sets

Alternative definition of the noun join

noun

  1. An intersection of piping or wiring; an interconnect.
  2. [computing, databases] An intersection of data in two or more database tables.
  3. [algebra] The lowest upper bound, an operation between pairs of elements in a lattice, denoted by the symbol [term, sc=unicode, ∨].

Definition of the verb join

What does join mean as a doing word?

Join is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.View more statistics!

verb - inflections: joined | joining | joins

  1. become part of; become a member of a group or organization
  2. cause to become joined or linked
    • example: join these two parts so that they fit together
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural]Herman connected the computers | The merger associated the two companies
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural] togetherHerman connected the computers together | Herman gathered the students together
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient 1] with / into / to [Patient 2]Herman added a computer to the network
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb]John and Mary are engaged | Our computers connected | Plays and ballets alternate
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Adverb]Eggs mix well | The pieces interconnect easily | These computers connected well
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Adverb] togetherThese computers connected well together
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] togetherOur computers connected together
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb] with / into / to [Patient 2]Eggs mix well with cream | This computer will connect well to the network
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] with / into / to [Patient 2]My computer connected to his computer

      Verbs of Combining (with the same syntax): connect, link, network, pair, pool, unite.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • antonym: disjoin
    • more generic terms: connect / link / link up / tie = connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
    • more specific terms:
    • cause: conjoin
  3. come into the company of
    • example: She joined him for a drink
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
      [Actor - being or organization, plural] [Verb] in [Theme, subject control with -ing]They collaborated in finishing the task | They participated in finishing the taskCooperate Verbs: collaborate, cooperate
      [Actor - being or organization, plural] [Verb] in [Theme, not sentential clause]They collaborated in the task | They participated in the task
      [Actor - being or organization, plural] [Verb] on [Theme, not sentential clause]They collaborated on the task | They worked on the task
      [Actor 1 - being or organization] [Verb] with [Actor 2] on [Theme, not sentential clause]John collaborated with Paul on the task | John worked with Paul on the task
      [Actor 1 - being or organization] [Verb] with [Actor 2] in [Theme, not sentential clause]John collaborated with Paul in the task
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural]Herman connected the computers | The merger associated the two companiesVerbs of Combining: connect, link, network, pair, pool, unite
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural] togetherHerman connected the computers together | Herman gathered the students together
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient 1] with / into / to [Patient 2]Herman added a computer to the network
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb]John and Mary are engaged | Our computers connected | Plays and ballets alternate
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Adverb]Eggs mix well | The pieces interconnect easily | These computers connected well
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Adverb] togetherThese computers connected well together
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] togetherOur computers connected together
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb] with / into / to [Patient 2]Eggs mix well with cream | This computer will connect well to the network
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] with / into / to [Patient 2]My computer connected to his computer
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
  4. make contact or come together
    • example: The two roads join here
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 2
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonym of join: conjoin
    • antonym of join: disjoin
    • more generic terms: connect / link / link up / tie = connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
    • more specific words:
  5. be or become joined or united or linked

Alternative definition of the verb join

verb

  1. To combine more than one item into one; to put together.
  2. To come together; to meet.
  3. To come into the company of.
  4. To become a member of.

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Miscellanea

  1. Join: A SQL join clause combines records from two or more tables in a database. It creates a set that can be saved as a table or used as it is. A JOIN is a means for combining fields from two tables by using values common to each. ANSI-standard SQL specifies five types of JOIN: INNER, LEFT OUTER, RIGHT OUTER, FULL OUTER and CROSS. As a special case, a table can JOIN to itself in a self-join.
    • also known as 连接
  2. join is a command in Unix-like operating systems that merges the lines of two sorted text files based on the presence of a common field. It is similar to the join operator used in relational databases but operating on text files.
  3. Join: In topology, a field of mathematics, the join of two topological spaces A and B, often denoted by, is defined to be the quotient space where I is the interval [0, 1] and R is the relation defined by In effect, one is collapsing to and to . Intuitively, is formed by taking the disjoint union of the two spaces and attaching a line segment joining every point in A to every point in B.
  4. Join: In mathematics, the join of two sigma algebras over the same set X is the coarsest sigma algebra containing both.

Phrases with Join

Phrases starting with the word Join:

  1. Join'd
  2. Join In
  3. Join Up
  4. Join point
  5. join battle
  6. join forces
  7. Join the Club

Other phrases containing the word Join:

  1. To Join Up
  2. to join battle
  3. If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Join

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Google previewSQLite Database System Design and Implementation (Second Edition, Version 2) (2016)

(See all my books at https://books.google.com/books/?id=zSbxCwAAQBAJ) by Sibsankar Haldar

Join is a binary operation on two relations (that may have different schema), and it returns an output...

A natural join is an equi-join on all common columns; in the output relation, only one of every common columns is retained.

Google previewSQLite Database System Design and Implementation (Second Edition, Version 1) (2015)

(2nd edition, version 2 available at https://books.google.com/books/?id=yWzwCwAAQBAJ; see all my books at https://books.google.com/books/?id=zSbxCwAAQBAJ) by Sibsankar Haldar

Join is a binary operation on two relations (that may have different schema), and it returns an output...

A natural join is an equi-join on all common columns; in the output relation, only one of every common columns is retained.

Google previewData Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery (2002)

4th International Conference, DaWaK 2002, Aix-en-Provence, France, September 4-6, 2002. Proceedings by Yahiko Kambayashi, Werner Winiwarter, Masatoshi Arikawa

The similarity join is an important database primitive which has been successfully applied to speed up applications such as similarity search, data analysis and data mining. The similarity join combines two point sets of a multidimensional ...

Google previewForks, Phonographs, and Hot Air Balloons (1993)

A Field Guide to Inventive Thinking by Robert J. Weber

An attachment join is a much stronger form of integration, with a physical— although transitory—connection between components. Typically, a central unit has specialized attachments that fit with it in a modular way. Examples include a vacuum ...

Google previewPHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites, Fourth Edition (2011)

Visual QuickPro Guide by Larry Ullman

A join is an SQL query that uses two or more tables, and produces a virtual table of results. Any time you need to simultaneously retrieve information from more than one table, a join is what you'll probably use. Joins can be written in many ...

Google previewEmsky Chronicles (2014)

by James Hendershot

One such galaxy competing to join is the Chuprin galaxy. With the normal hundreds of thousands of planets that much reach the minimum requirements, the strong work hard with the weak planets to ensure that all children have schools and ...

Google previewThe New Relational Database Dictionary (2015)

Terms, Concepts, and Examples by C.J. Date

Let relations r1 and r2 be joinable, q.v. Then (and only then) the expression r1 JOIN r2 denotes the natural join of r1 and r2, and it returns the relation with heading the set theory union of the headings of r1 and r2 and body the set ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of American Propaganda (2004)

by Martin J. Manning, Herbert Romerstein

A French one provided the image of a cut snake with the motto that translated as " Join, or Die," whereas an Italian iconography book identified snakes as symbols JOIN, or DIE. "Join, or Die," the first American cartoon. Drawn by Benjamin ...

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Usage statistics about join

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the verb join:

spoken English37.67%written English62.33% conversational speech33.01%task-oriented speech66.99% imaginative writing46.86%informational writing53.14%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun join:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb join:

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Scrabble value of J8O1I1N1

The value of this 4-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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