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Definitions of union

  1. an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer; "you have to join the union in order to get a job" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the act of making or becoming a single unit; "the union of opposing factions"; "he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the Civil War; "Union soldiers"; "Federal forces"; "a Federal infantryman" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets; "let C be the union of the sets A and B" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War); "he has visited every state in the Union"; "Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union"; "the North's superior resources turned the scale" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. the state of being joined or united or linked; "there is strength in union" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. a device on a national flag emblematic of the union of two or more sovereignties (typically in the upper inner corner) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts; "lightning produced an unusual union of the metals" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations; "the Soviet Union" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce); "a long and happy marriage"; "God bless this union" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. The act of uniting or joining two or more things into one, or the state of being united or joined; junction; coalition; combination. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Agreement and conjunction of mind, spirit, will, affections, or the like; harmony; concord. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. That which is united, or made one; something formed by a combination or coalition of parts or members; a confederation; a consolidated body; a league; as, the weavers have formed a union; trades unions have become very numerous; the United States of America are often called the Union. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. A textile fabric composed of two or more materials, as cotton, silk, wool, etc., woven together. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A large, fine pearl. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A device emblematic of union, used on a national flag or ensign, sometimes, as in the military standard of Great Britain, covering the whole field; sometimes, as in the flag of the United States, and the English naval and marine flag, occupying the upper inner corner, the rest of the flag being called the fly. Also, a flag having such a device; especially, the flag of Great Britain. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A joint or other connection uniting parts of machinery, or the like, as the elastic pipe of a tender connecting it with the feed pipe of a locomotive engine; especially, a pipe fitting for connecting pipes, or pipes and fittings, in such a way as to facilitate disconnection. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. A cask suspended on trunnions, in which fermentation is carried on. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Agreement; harmony. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. The act of joining two or more things in one; the state of being so joined; a combination; agreement or concord; a whole made of parts joined together; as, a union of states; a device on a national flag, signifying the joining of the parts of the nation; a trade-union, or association of workers in a given trade or industry, for mutual benefit. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. Uniting of lips of a wound. Joining of two separate parts. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  24. A uniting: that which is united or made one: a body formed by the combination of parts: concord: harmony in color: agreement between parts: a combination, as among workmen for class protection: several English parishes united for joint support and management of their poor, also the workhouse for such: (pl.) textile fabrics made up of more than one kind of fibre. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. Act of uniting; that which is united; junction; confederation; concord. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. Pertaining to union. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. The act of uniting, or the state of being united; a joining; coalescence. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. A whole formed by uniting elements previously separate; a combination; consolidation; confederation; league; wedlock. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. The act of joining two or more things into one; the junction or coalition of things thus united; combination, as of parishes, for the support of the poor; a combination of workmen; a trades union; a combination workhouse; concord; symmetry or harmony; alliance; coalition; confederacy. The Union flag of Great Britain, a flag consisting of the crosses of St. George, St. Andrew, and St. Patrick united. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. The act of joining two or more things into one in order to form a new body; concord; agreement; intimate connection; confederacy; a permanent combination among workmen engaged in the same occupation or trade, and which is instituted for mutual protection and assistance in matters of dispute between them and their employers, for the increase of wages, for the shortening of the hours of labour, and for suchlike; a joint or connection; several parishes united for the joint management of their poor. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  31. In English poor-law. A union consists of two or more parishes which have been consolidated for the better administration of the poor-law therein. In ecclesiastical law. A union consists of two or more benefices which have been united into one benefice. Sweet. In pnblio law. A popular term in America for the United States; also, in Great Rritain, for the consolidated governments of England and Scotland, or for the political tie between Great Britain and Ireland. In Scotch law. A "clause of union" is a clause in a feoffment by which two estates, separated or not adjacent, are united as one, for the purpose of making a single seisin suffice for both. thelawdictionary.org
  32. [=u]n'yun, n. a uniting: that which is united or made one: something formed by the combination of parts or individual things or persons: concord: harmony in colour: agreement between parts: the state of wedlock: a device emblematic of union borne in the canton of a flag, the canton used separately as a flag, the union-jack: a combination as among workmen for class protection: several parishes united for joint support and management of their poor, also the workhouse for such: (pl.) textile fabrics made up of more than one kind of fibre, as of wool and cotton.--adj. [=U]N'IONED, showing evidence of union.--n.pl. [=U]NION'IDÆ, a family of lamellibranchiate molluscs represented in Britain by two genera, [=U]'NIO and Anodonta.--ns. [=U]NIONIST, one who advocates or supports union, esp. an upholder of the Union and opponent of secession before the American Civil War, also one opposed to granting Home Rule to Ireland, whether a natural Conservative or one of the Liberals who fell away from Mr Gladstone on this question in 1886; [=U]NION-JACK, the national flag adopted by Great Britain and Ireland, consisting of a union of the crosses of St GEORGE, St ANDREW, and St PATRICK.--THE UNION, the legislative incorporation of England and Scotland in 1707, or of Ireland with both in 1801. [Fr. union--L. unio, -onis--unus, one.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  33. The act or process of uniting or becoming united or one again; of wounds, the process of healing by which their sides are brought together and the solutions of continuity filled up. U. of wounds is said to be Primary (or by First intention) when the parts are maintained in accurate apposition and unite directly without the intervention of granulations; by Second intention when two granulating surfaces are brought into direct contact; and by Third intention (or by Granulation) when the wound granulates (see Granulation) from one side to the other. na
  34. Uniting, being united, coalition, junction, as effected a u., the u. of the parts was imperfect, u. by first or second INTENTION, the U. (of England& Scotland in 1706, also, of Great Britain& Ireland); matrimony, marriage; concord, agreement, as lived together in perfect u.; a whole resulting from combination of parts or members, esp. (1) the United States, (2) the United Kingdom, TRADE-u.; POSTAL u.; two or more parishes consolidated for administration of poor-laws, (in full u. workhouse) workhouse erected by such u.; association of independent (esp. Congregational or Baptist) churches for purposes of co-operation; part of flag with device emblematic of u. normally occupying upper corner next staff (flag hoisted u. down, with u. below as signal of distress); U. Jack or flag, national ensign of United Kingdom formed by u. of crosses of St George, St Andrew, & St Patrick; kinds of joint or coupling for pipes &c.; shallow vat in which beer is left to clear; u.-cord, kind of white cord for stay-laces. [Late Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  35. See Healing. American pocket medical dictionary.
  36. The act or process of conjoining two or more things, also the condition of being so conjoined. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  37. [Eccl. L.] In Eng. Hist., the union of the crowns of Scotland and England in the person of James I. The union of the two kingdoms was effected by the Statute of 1706, under Anne. The union of Ireland with Great Britain was carried into effect in 1800. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  38. n. [Latin] Act of uniting or joining two or more things into one, o state of being united or joined; --agreement and conjunction of mind, spirit, will, affections, or the like; harmony; --combination or coalition of parts or members; a confederation; a consolidated body; --the upper, inner corner of an ensign, in distinction from the rest of the flag, which is called the fly; --a combination among the workmen of a particular trade to obtain higher wages, diminish the hours of labour, and other purposes; --a workhouse erected by several parishes in combination for the reception of the paupers in each; --sometimes, the United States. Cabinet Dictionary

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