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union

noun

1 union

An organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer:
— You have to join the union in order to get a job.

synonyms: brotherhood, labor union, trade union, trades union.

Roget 712: party, faction, side, denomination, communion, set, crew, band.    horde, posse, phalanx; family, clan, etc. ... show more

Roget 714: concord, accord, harmony, symphony; homologue; agreement etc. 23; sympathy, empathy etc. (love) 897; response; ... show more

Roget 737a: government, legal authority, soveriegn, sovereign authority; authority etc. 737; master etc. 745; direction etc. 693.    [nations] ... show more

Roget 178: concurrence, cooperation, coagency; union; agreement etc. 23; consilience; consent, coincidence etc. (assent) 488; alliance; ... show more

Roget 23: agreement; accord, accordance; unison, harmony; concord etc. 714; concordance, concert; understanding, mutual understanding.    conformity etc. ... show more

Roget 709: cooperation; coadjuvancy, coadjutancy; coagency, coefficiency; concert, concurrence, complicity, participation; union etc. 43; additivity, combination ... show more

Dutch: beroepsorganisatie, bond, syndicaat, vakbond, vakcentrale, vakfederatie, vakorganisatie, vakverbond, vakvereniging
Polish: związek zawodowy



2 Union

The United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War):
— He has visited every state in the Union.
— Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union.

synonym: North.

3 union

The act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes.

synonyms: conjugation, coupling, mating, pairing, sexual union.

Dutch: koppeling
Polish: koniugacyjka

4 union

The state of being joined or united or linked:
— There is strength in union.

synonym: unification.

Roget 48: combination; mixture etc. 41; junction etc. 43; union, unification, synthesis, incorporation, amalgamation, embodiment, ... show more

Dutch: aggregatie, conjunctie, junctie, samenvoeging, vereniging
Polish: unifikacja

5 union

The state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce):
— God bless this union.

synonyms: marriage, matrimony, spousal relationship, wedlock.

Roget 903: marriage, matrimony, wedlock, union, intermarriage, miscegenation, the bonds of marriage, vinculum matrimonii [Lat.], nuptial tie.    married state, coverture, bed, cohabitation.    match; ... show more

Dutch: echt, echtverbintenis, echtvereniging, huwelijk, huwelijksband, matrimonium
Polish: małżeństwo, związek małżeński, węzeł małżeński

6 union

Healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones.

synonym: conglutination.

Polish: komunia, przymierze, zjednoczenie

7 union

A political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations.

Dutch: alliantie, bond, bondgenootschap, confederatie, entente, statenbond, unie
Polish: unia

8 union

A set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets:
— Let C be the union of the sets A and B.

synonyms: join, sum.

9 union

The occurrence of a uniting of separate parts.

Dutch: aggregatie, conjunctie, junctie, samenvoeging, vereniging

10 union

A device on a national flag emblematic of the union of two or more sovereignties (typically in the upper inner corner).

11 union

The act of making or becoming a single unit:
— The union of opposing factions.

synonyms: conjugation, jointure, unification, uniting.

Dutch: eenwording, unificatie
Polish: federowanie, integrowanie, jednoczenie, unifikowanie

adjective

1 Union

Being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War:
— Union soldiers.

synonym: Federal.

2 union

Of trade unions.

Polish: związkowy


Moby thesaurus: Anschluss, Bund, Rochdale cooperative, abutment, abuttal, accompaniment, accord, accordance, addition, adjoiningness, adjunct, affairs, affiliation, affinity, agape, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, agreement, alignment ... show more.

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