verb (used with object), u·nit·ed, u·nit·ing.
- to join, combine, or incorporate so as to form a single whole or unit.
- to cause to adhere: to unite two pieces of wood with glue.
- to cause to be in a state of mutual sympathy, or to have a common opinion or attitude.
- to have or exhibit in union or combination: a person who unites generosity and forgiveness.
- to join in marriage.
verb (used without object), u·nit·ed, u·nit·ing.
- to become joined together or combined so as to form a single whole.
- to act in concert or agreement.
- to share a common opinion, attitude, etc.
- to be joined by or as if by adhesion.
- to make or become an integrated whole or a unity; combine
- to join, unify or be unified in purpose, action, beliefs, etc
- to enter or cause to enter into an association or alliance
- to adhere or cause to adhere; fuse
- (tr) to possess or display (qualities) in combination or at the same timehe united charm with severity
- archaic to join or become joined in marriage
- an English gold coin minted in the Stuart period, originally worth 20 shillings
v.early 15c., from Latin unitus, past participle of unire “to unite,” from unus “one” (see one). Related: United; uniting.