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unite definition

Overview

This page has 9 definitions of unite with English translations in 4 languages. Unite is a verb, noun, an adjective and participle. Examples of how to use unite in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

See also: unité

English unite definition

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin ūnītus, perfect passive participle of ūniō.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) enPR: yo͞o-nītʹ, yo͝o-, IPA(key): /juˈnaɪt/, /jʊˈnaɪt/, [ju̟ˈnaɪ̯ʔ], [ju̟ˈnaɪ̯(ʔ)t̚], [jʊˈnaɪ̯ʔ], [jʊˈnaɪ̯(ʔ)t̚], [jəˈnaɪ̯ʔ], [jəˈnaɪ̯(ʔ)t̚]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪt
  • Hyphenation: u‧nite

Verb

unite (third-person singular simple present unites, present participle uniting, simple past and past participle united)

  1. (transitive) To bring together as one.
    The new government will try to unite the various factions.
    I hope this song can unite people from all different cultures.
  2. (reciprocal) To come together as one.
    If we want to win, we will need to unite.

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Noun

unite (plural unites)

  1. (Britain, historical) A British gold coin worth 20 shillings, first produced during the reign of King James I, and bearing a legend indicating the king's intention of uniting the kingdoms of England and Scotland.
    • 1968, Seaby's coin and medal bulletin (issues 593-604, page 198)
      Occasionally Scots and Irish coins are also found. The gold hoards consist entirely of crown gold unites, half unites and quarter unites from the reigns of James I and Charles I.

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Interlingua unite definition

Adjective

unite (not comparable)

  1. united

Participle

unite

  1. past participle of unir

Italian unite definition

Verb

unite

  1. second-person plural present indicative of unire
  2. second-person plural imperative of unire
  3. plural of unito

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Latin unite definition

Verb

ūnīte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of ūniō