Roget category 431. Words expressing abstract relations
› 1.3. Quantity
›› 1.3.3. Conjunctive quantity
coition, copulation — sex, sexual congress, sexual conjunction, sexual intercourse, love-making.
joint, joining, juncture, pivot, hinge, articulation, commissure†, seam, gore, gusset, suture, stitch — link etc. 45 — miter mortise.
closeness, tightness, etc. adj. — coherence etc. 46 — combination etc. 48.
piece together [Fr.],
bind up together together —
roll into one.
attach, fix, affix, saddle on, fasten, bind, secure, clinch, twist, make fast etc. adj. — tie, pinion, string, strap, sew, lace, tat, stitch, tack, knit, button, buckle, hitch, lash, truss, bandage, braid, splice, swathe, gird, tether, moor, picket, harness, chain — fetter etc. (restrain) 751 — lock, latch, belay, brace, hook, grapple, leash, couple, accouple†, link, yoke, bracket — marry etc. (wed) 903 — bridge over, span.
braze — pin, nail, bolt, hasp, clasp, clamp, crimp, screw, rivet — impact, solder, set — weld together, fuse together — wedge, rabbet, mortise, miter, jam, dovetail, enchase† — graft, ingraft†, inosculate† — entwine, intwine† — interlink, interlace, intertwine, intertwist†, interweave — entangle — twine round, belay — tighten — trice up, screw up.
be joined &c. — hang together, hold together — cohere etc. 46.
hand in hand.
firm, fast, close, tight, taut, taught, secure, set, intervolved† — inseparable, indissoluble, insecable†, severable.
in conjunction with
(in addition to)
tria juncta in uno [Lat.].
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Bold numbers signify related Roget categories. A dagger symbol (†) indicates archaic words and expressions no longer in common use.
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