- 1Join together again; reunite: the stone had been cracked and crudely rejoinedMore example sentences
- Picking the blade back up, she removed her stomach, sliced it in four as she had with her hips, and again rejoined the parts together on the other side of the bars.
- The 3.3 km road, costing £65 million, will bypass Blunsdon village by routing through fields to the west, before rejoining the current route of the A419 at the bottom of Blunsdon Hill.
- I sighed, letting my finger fall away from his lips and rejoin its companions at their natural resting place at my side.
- 1.1Return to (a companion, organization, or route that one has left): the soldiers were returning from leave to rejoin their unitMore example sentences
- Croft thanked her again and rejoined his friends.
- She rejoined her friends with complaints of an upset stomach as the excuse for her lengthy absence.
- He rolled his eyes, walking away to rejoin his friends.
- Say something in answer to a remark, typically rudely or in a discouraging manner: [with clause]: Harry said that he longed for a bath and soft towels, to which his father rejoined that he was a gross materialistMore example sentences
- The upper deck rejoined with snide remarks about the purple empire.
- ‘She killed herself,’ he replied matter-of-factly. ‘Finally escaped you,’ I rejoined.
- ‘Our species is unable to learn from its mistakes,’ he rejoins, fatalistically, in the last words of his lectures.
late Middle English (in the sense 'reply to a charge or pleading in a lawsuit'): from Old French rejoindre, from re- 'again' + joindre 'to join'.