See also: unité

English edit

Etymology edit

From Middle English uniten, from Latin ūnītus, perfect passive participle of ūniō.

Pronunciation edit

  • (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 edit

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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unite (plural unites)

  1. (UK, 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, numbers 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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unite (not comparable)

  1. united

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  1. past participle of unir

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Etymology 1 edit

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  1. inflection of unire:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

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unite f pl

  1. feminine plural of unito

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  1. second-person plural present active imperative of ūniō

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  1. second-person singular voseo imperative of unir combined with te