Joined or Joint - What's the difference?

joined | joint |


As verbs the difference between joined and joint

is that joined is (join) while joint is to unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together.

As an adjective joint is

done by two or more people or organisations working together.

As a noun joint is

the point where two components of a structure join, but are still able to rotate.

joined

English

Verb

(head)
  • (join)

  • join

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To combine more than one item into one; to put together.
  • To come together; to meet.
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • Nature and fortune joined to make thee great.
  • To come into the company of.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=4 , passage=No matter how early I came down, I would find him on the veranda, smoking cigarettes, or otherwise his man would be there with a message to say that his master would shortly join me if I would kindly wait.}}
  • To become a member of.
  • * , chapter=22
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=In the autumn there was a row at some cement works about the unskilled labour men. A union had just been started for them and all but a few joined . One of these blacklegs was laid for by a picket and knocked out of time.}}
  • (computing, databases, transitive) To produce an intersection of data in two or more database tables.
  • To unite in marriage.
  • * (John Wycliffe) (1320-1384)
  • he that joineth his virgin in matrimony
  • * Bible, (w) xix. 6
  • What, therefore, God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
  • (obsolete, rare) To enjoin upon; to command.
  • * (William Tyndale) (1494-1536)
  • They join them penance, as they call it.
  • To accept, or engage in, as a contest.
  • (Milton)

    Synonyms

    * (to combine more than one item into one) bewed, connect, fay, unite

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An intersection of piping or wiring; an interconnect.
  • (computing, databases) An intersection of data in two or more database tables.
  • (algebra) The lowest upper bound, an operation between pairs of elements in a lattice, denoted by the symbol .
  • Antonyms

    * (lowest upper bound) meet

    Derived terms

    * antijoin * autojoin * cross join * equijoin * explicit join * implicit join * inner join * left join * natural join * outer join * right join * semijoin * theta join

    joint

    English

    (wikipedia joint)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Done by two or more people or organisations working together.
  • The play was a joint production between the two companies.
  • * Shakespeare
  • A joint burden laid upon us all.

    Derived terms

    * joint effort * joint venture * joint-stock company * joint will

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The point where two components of a structure join, but are still able to rotate.
  • This rod is free to swing at the joint with the platform.
  • The point where two components of a structure join rigidly.
  • The water is leaking out of the joint between the two pipes.
  • (anatomy) Any part of the body where two bones join, in most cases allowing that part of the body to be bent or straightened.
  • The means of securing together the meeting surfaces of components of a structure.
  • The dovetail joint , while more difficult to make, is also quite strong.
  • A cut of meat.
  • Set the joint in a roasting tin and roast for the calculated cooking time.
  • The part or space included between two joints, knots, nodes, or articulations.
  • a joint''' of cane or of a grass stem; a '''joint of the leg
  • (geology) A fracture in which the strata are not offset; a geologic joint.
  • A restaurant, bar, nightclub or similar business.
  • It was the kind of joint you wouldn't want your boss to see you in.
  • (slang) (always with "the" ) prison
  • I'm just trying to stay out of the joint .
  • (slang) A marijuana cigarette.
  • After locking the door and closing the shades, they lit the joint .

    Synonyms

    * hinge, pivot * (marijuana cigarette) See also

    Derived terms

    * case the joint * dovetail joint * flexible joint * miter joint * jointed * out of joint * rigid joint * universal joint * control joint * butt joint

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together
  • to joint' boards, a ' jointing plane
  • * (rfdate), (Alexander Pope)
  • Pierced through the yielding planks of jointed wood.
  • * '>citation
  • To join; to connect; to unite; to combine.
  • * (rfdate), (William Shakespeare)
  • Jointing their force 'gainst Caesar.
  • To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate.
  • * (rfdate) (Ray)
  • The fingers are jointed together for motion.
  • To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat.
  • * (rfdate) (Dryden)
  • He joints the neck.
  • * (rfdate) (Holland)
  • Quartering, jointing , seething, and roasting.
  • To fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do.
  • the stones joint , neatly.

    References

    * ----