UNI'TE, verb transitive [Latin unio, unitus.]
1. To put together or join two or more things, which make one compound or mixture. Thus we unite the parts of a building to make one structure. The kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland united, form one empire. So we unite spirit and water and other liquors. We unite strands to make a rope. The states of North America united, form one nation.
2. To join; to connect in a near relation or alliance; as, to unite families by marriage; to unite nations by treaty.
3. To make to agree or be uniform; as, to unite a kingdom in one form of worship; to unite men in opinions.
4. To cause to adhere; as, to unite bricks or stones by cement.
5. To join in interest or fellowship. Genesis 49:6.
6. To tie; to splice; as, to unite two cords or ropes.
7. To join in affection; to make near; as, to unite hearts in love.
To unite the heart, to cause all its powers and affections to join with order and delight in the same objects. Psalms 86:11.
UNI'TE, verb intransitive
1. To join in an act; to concur; to act in concert. All parties united in petitioning for a repeal of the law.
2. To coalesce; to be cemented or consolidated; to combine; as, bodies unite by attraction or affinity.
3. To grow together, as the parts of a wound.
The spur of a young cock grafted into the comb, will unite and grow.
4. To coalesce, as sounds.
5. To be mixed. Oil and water will not unite