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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to connect)
a. juntar
We can join these two tables if they are free.Podemos juntar estas dos mesas si están libres.
b. unir
I think you need to join these two pipes first.Creo que hay que unir estas dos tuberías primero.
2. (to take part in)
a. unirse a (a discussion or demonstration)
They invited me to join their discussion.Me invitaron a que me uniera a su discusión.
3. (to become a member of)
a. unirse a (a club or society)
I'm thinking of joining the chess club.Me estoy planteando unirme al club de ajedrez.
b. hacerse miembro de (a club or society)
Maria joined the golf club two years ago.María se hizo miembra del club de golf hace dos años.
c. ingresar en (a company or religious order)
She joined the company after graduating from college.Ingresó en la empresa al egresar de la universidad.
d. afiliarse a (a political party or union)
Would you like to join our party?¿Te gustaría afiliarte a nuestro partido?
e. alistarse en (military)
My brother can't wait to be of legal age to join the army.Mi hermano está deseando ser mayor de edad para alistarse en el ejército.
4. (to go or come with someone)
a. acompañar a
I'm going to take the dog for a walk. Do you want to join me?Voy a sacar al perro a pasear. ¿Me acompañas?
b. verse con
Ron said he would join us later.Ron dijo que se vería con nosotros más tarde.
5. (to merge with)
a. desembocar en (the sea, a river, or a road)
The Hudson river joins the sea between New York and Jersey City.El río Hudson desemboca en el mar entre Nueva York y Jersey City.
b. confluir con (a river, road, or avenue)
This river joins the Mississippi at some point.Este río confluye con el Misisipi en algún punto.
c. empalmar con (a road or railway line)
The wind blew over a sign where the path joins the main road.El viento tiró una señal allá donde el camino empalma con la carretera principal.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (to become a member of)
a. hacerse socio (of a club or society)
You were thinking about joining. Have you decided yet?Estabas pensando en hacerte socio. ¿Has tomado ya una decisión?
b. afiliarse (of a political party or union)
When he joined, the party gave him a position on the city council.Cuando se afilió, el partido le dio un puesto en el ayuntamiento.
7. (to connect or merge)
a. juntarse
The roads join a few kilometers ahead.Las carreteras se juntan unos kilómetros más adelante.
b. unirse
The two rivers join just a few miles from the ocean.Los dos ríos se unen a unas pocas millas del mar.
c. empalmarse (pipes or roads)
There is a leak where the pipes join.Hay una fuga donde se empalman las tuberías.
d. confluir (rivers or roads)
Four roads join at this intersection.Cuatro carreteras confluyen en este cruce.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (connection)
a. la junta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The join in the pipes wasn't properly sealed.La junta de las tuberías no estaba bien sellada.
b. la juntura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You can hardly see the joins in this piece of woodwork.Las junturas en este trabajo de carpintería son casi invisibles.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la juntura f, unión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (in sewing)
a. la costura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (unite, connect)
a. unir
to join two things/places togetherunir dos cosas/lugares
to join battleentablar batalla
to join the dotsunir los puntos con una línea
we joined forces with themunimos nuestras fuerzas con ellos or a las de ellos
4. (become a member of; club)
a. ingresar en
5. (political party, union)
a. afiliarse a
6. (army)
a. alistarse en
7. (discussion, game)
a. unirse a
to join the queueponerse a la cola
may I join you?¿puedo sentarme contigo?
to join somebody for a drinktomarse una copa con alguien
8. (of river, road)
a. desembocar en
where the river joins the seaen la desembocadura del río
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
9. (pipes, roads, rivers)
a. juntarse, unirse
10. (enroll; in club)
a. ingresar
11. (in political party, union)
a. afiliarse
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join [dʒɔɪn]
transitive verb
1 (put together, link) [+ends, pieces, parts] unir; juntar; [+tables] juntar
to join (together) two ends of a chain unir or juntar dos extremos de una cadena; the island is joined to the mainland by a bridge un puente une or conecta la isla a tierra firme
the opened link is used to join (together) the two ends of the chain the tunnel that joins Britain and France (together) the muscles that join one vertebra to the next the conjunctiva, the skin which joins the eye to the lid the car parks are joined by a footpath the aft, the center section and the wings are all joined together right here a global highway of cables joining all the continents together
to join A to B to join A and B unir or juntar A con B
you can join the cables using a junction box the standard method of joining a cable to a mains socket
join the dots to form a picture una los puntos para formar un dibujo
to join hands cogerse or tomarse de la mano; (LAm)
everybody joined hands the couple were joined in [marriage] [matrimony] by the Rev Ian Cox these are the cables for joining the machines [together] if you wish to join fabric widths together why don't we join these two tables together to give us more space? fructose and glucose can be joined together to make sucrose what God hath joined together let no man put asunder
2 (merge with) [+river] desembocar en; confluir con; [+sea] desembocar en; [+road] empalmar con
where does the River Wye join the Severn? ¿a qué altura desemboca el Wye en el Severn?; ¿dónde confluye el Wye con el Severn?; where the river joins the sea en la desembocadura del río en el mar; where the track joins the road donde el camino empalma con la carretera
the River Wye joins the Severn at ...
3 (enter, become part of) [+university, firm, religious order] ingresar en; entrar en; [+club, society] hacerse socio de; [+political party] afiliarse a; hacerse miembro de; [+army, navy] alistarse en; ingresar en
group of people
[+queue] meterse en; [+procession, strike, movement] sumarse a; unirse a
he got a tray and joined the queue both active and inactive officers were apprised that they were permitted to join the procession at Potsdam dockers have now joined the strike you can pull out, if you like - nobody asked you to join us in the first place, you volunteered he joined the Franciscan order in 1589 an application form to join the library I recently joined a book club she joined a dance company which took her around the world I joined the choir five years ago you may decide to join the company pension scheme or make your own pension arrangements Britain has doubts about joining the European Exchange Rate Mechanism I decided to join Lever Brothers as a management trainee she joined the Communist party at the ago of 19
join the club! ¡bienvenido al club!
"my husband hardly spends any time at home" - "join the club!" he want's to join the Air Force when he leaves school
to join forces (with sb to do sth) (gen) juntarse (con algn para hacer algo); (Mil) aliarse (con algn para hacer algo); (Comm) asociarse (con algn para hacer algo)
still they cannot join forces to vote her out of office you may find it possible to join forces with other parents and families to campaign for childcare facilities the unwillingness of the Communist Party to join forces with the Right to bring him down Vickers had hoped to slash overheads by joining forces with a car maker such as BMW, Fiat or Toyota Poland should break with the Allies and join forces with the Soviet Union Serbs threaten civil war if Muslims join forces with Croats
we joined the motorway at junction 15 nos metimos en la autopista por la entrada 15
to join one's regiment incorporarse a su regimiento
to join one's ship (return to) volver a su buque; (go on board) embarcar
to join [battle] (with sb) governments are joining the battle to halt global warming when two fleets joined battle their cannon were inaccurate since Cissie was unable, or unwilling, to join battle with Sarah, the task was left to Meg
4 (be with, meet) [+person] acompañar a
may I join you? (at table) ¿les importa que les acompañe?
on expedition, walk in chat, discussion we're having a drink - why don't you join us?
will you join us for dinner? ¿nos acompañas a cenar?; ¿cenas con nosotros?; if you're going for a walk, do you mind if I join you? si vais a dar un paseo, ¿os importa que os acompañe?
Sheila will join us a little later
will you join me in or for a drink? ¿se toma una copa conmigo?; I'll join you later if I can yo iré luego si puedo; join us at the same time next week for ... (Rad) (TV) la próxima semana tiene una cita con nosotros a la misma hora en ...
his family will join him as soon as he's found somewhere to live they will join us for the holidays join us in the bar when you've made your phone call the two policemen were joined by another man, also armed I'm going to have a cup of tea - will you join me? I'm going for a walk; would you care to join me? they joined us last Friday I'll join you in 5 minutes to join sb [in] sth
Paul joins me in wishing you ... al igual que yo, Paul te desea ...; they should join us in exposing government corruption deberían unirse or sumarse a nosotros para sacar a la luz la corrupción del gobierno
will you join us in a sherry before lunch? please raise your glasses and join me in a toast to Daphne he asked them to join him in prayer the two other investors who had agreed to join me in the venture pulled out women are beginning to join men in what used to be a "men's job" he called on other countries to join them in stopping all weapons shipments to Afghanistan I am sure the whole House will want to join me in sending our sympathies to his family and friends they joined us in protesting
intransitive verb
1 (connect) [+ends, pieces, parts] unirse; juntarse
I can't see where the uprights are supposed to join
2 (merge) [+roads] empalmar; juntarse; [+rivers] confluir; juntarse; [+lines] juntarse
where the paths join Allahabad, where the Ganges and the Yamuna rivers join
to join together (to do sth) (meet) [+people] reunirse (para hacer algo); (unite) [+groups, organizations] unirse (para hacer algo); (pool resources) asociarse (para hacer algo)
they'd joined together to buy a 40-foot wooden motorboat the president called on the world's wealthiest nations to join together to build an international economic system the federation fears most farmers will join together to control supply la federación teme que la mayoría de los agricultores se unan para controlar los suministros most guests join together for a leisurely twilight stroll sporty children will naturally join together
to join with sb in doing sth unirse a algn para hacer algo
Moscow and Washington have joined in condemning these actions Moscú y Washington se han unido para protestar por estas acciones; we join with you in hoping that ... compartimos su esperanza de que ...; al igual que ustedes esperamos que ...
last night the group which represents private contractors joined in condemning the government's confused stance
4 (become a member) (of club) hacerse socio; (of political party) afiliarse; hacerse miembro
/how do I join?/ - what does it cost? on joining, you receive a membership card
(in wood, crockery) juntura (f); unión (f); (Téc) junta (f)
you could hardly see the join apenas se notaba la juntura or la unión
I peeked through the join of the curtains the join between apple-green walls and whitish ceiling press the pastry together to make an attractive join wrap the pastry around the beef to form a neat parcel, sealing the edges well - place on a baking sheet /with the join underneath/ this being a film produced in 1940 there are a few joins showing
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