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Roget category 43

1. Words expressing abstract relations
1.3. Quantity
›› 1.3.3. Conjunctive quantity

#43. Junction

noun

junctionjoining etc. v. — joinder [Law], union connection, conjunction, conjugationannexion, annexation, annexmentastriction, attachment, compagination, vincture, ligation, alligation accouplementmarriage etc. (wedlock,) 903infibulation, inosculation, symphysis [Anat.], anastomosis, confluence, communication, concatenationmeeting, reunionassemblage etc. 72.
coition, copulationsex, sexual congress, sexual conjunction, sexual intercourse, love-making.
joint, joining, juncture, pivot, hinge, articulation, commissure, seam, gore, gusset, suture, stitchlink etc. 45miter mortise.
closeness, tightness, etc. adj. — coherence etc. 46combination etc. 48.
annexationist.

verb

join, uniteconjoin, connectassociateput together, lay together, clap together, hang together, lump together, hold together, piece together [Fr.], tack together, fix together, bind up together togetherembody, reembodyroll 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, chainfetter etc. (restrain) 751lock, latch, belay, brace, hook, grapple, leash, couple, accouple, link, yoke, bracketmarry etc. (wed) 903bridge over, span.
brazepin, nail, bolt, hasp, clasp, clamp, crimp, screw, rivetimpact, solder, setweld together, fuse together wedge, rabbet, mortise, miter, jam, dovetail, enchasegraft, ingraft, inosculateentwine, intwineinterlink, interlace, intertwine, intertwist, interweaveentangletwine round, belaytightentrice up, screw up.
be joined &c. — hang together, hold togethercohere etc. 46.

adjective

joined etc. v. — jointconjoint, conjunctcorporate, compacthand in hand.
firm, fast, close, tight, taut, taught, secure, set, intervolvedinseparable, indissoluble, insecable, severable.

adverb

jointly etc. adj. — in conjunction with etc. (in addition to) 37fast, firmly, etc. adj. — intimately.

phrase

tria juncta in uno [Lat.].



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