rejoin

a) To join again; to unite after separation.

The pair parted company and Stephen rejoined Mr Bloom who, with his practised eye, was not without perceiving that he had succumbed to the blandiloquence of the other parasite. Alluding to the encounter he said, laughingly, Stephen, that is:

b) To come, or go, again into the presence of; to join the company of again.

Be careful what you do, rejoined another mans voice that I did not know, lest someone see you digging, and scent us out.


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  • Rejoin — Re*join (r? join ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rejoined} ( joind ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rejoining}.] [F. rejoindre; pref. re re + joindre to join. See {Join}, and cf. {Rejoinder}.] 1. To join again; to unite after separation. [1913 Webster] 2. To come, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rejoin — rejoin, re join The verb rejoin (with the stress on the second syllable) means ‘to say in answer’. Re join (with hyphen) means ‘to join again’ …   Modern English usage

  • rejoin — Ⅰ. rejoin [1] ► VERB 1) join together again. 2) return to. Ⅱ. rejoin [2] ► VERB ▪ say in reply; retort. ORIGIN Old French rejo …   English terms dictionary

  • Rejoin — Re*join , v. i. 1. To answer to a reply. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) To answer, as the defendant to the plaintiff s replication. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rejoin — I (congregate) verb assemble, associate, cluster, collect, concentrate, convocate, forgather, meet with, muster, reassemble, reconcentrate, regroup, rendezvous with, reunite II (retort) verb acknowledge, answer, confute, counter, countercharge,… …   Law dictionary

  • rejoin — *answer, respond, reply, retort Contrasted words: question, interrogate, *ask, inquire, query, catechize, examine …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • rejoin — rejoin1 [rē join′] vt. [< MFr rejoindre: see REJOIN2] 1. to come into the company of again 2. to join together again; reunite 3. to become a member of again after a lapse in membership vi. to become joined together again rejoin2 [ri join′] …   English World dictionary

  • rejoin — rejoins, rejoining, rejoined (Pronounced [[t]ri͟ːʤɔ͟ɪn[/t]] for meanings 1, 2, and 3, and [[t]rɪʤɔ͟ɪn[/t]] for meaning 4.) 1) VERB If you rejoin a group, club, or organization, you become a member of it again after not being a member for a period …   English dictionary

  • rejoin — {{11}}rejoin (1) join again, 1540s, from RE (Cf. re ) again + JOIN (Cf. join) (v.). {{12}}rejoin (2) to answer, mid 15c., legal term, from M.Fr. rejoin , stem of rejoindre to answer to a legal charge, from O.Fr …   Etymology dictionary

  • rejoin — UK [ˌriːˈdʒɔɪn] / US [ˌrɪˈdʒɔɪn] verb [transitive] Word forms rejoin : present tense I/you/we/they rejoin he/she/it rejoins present participle rejoining past tense rejoined past participle rejoined 1) to return to a group of people who you were… …   English dictionary

  • rejoin — rejoin1 /ree joyn /, v.t. 1. to come again into the company of: to rejoin a party after a brief absence. 2. to join together again; reunite. v.i. 3. to become joined together again. [1535 45; RE + JOIN] rejoin2 /ri joyn /, v.t. 1. to say in… …   Universalium

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