Definition of Union

1. Noun. An organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer. "You have to join the union in order to get a job"


2. Adjective. Being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War. "A Federal infantryman"
Exact synonyms: Federal
Similar to: Northern
Derivative terms: Federal

3. Noun. The United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War). "The North's superior resources turned the scale"
Exact synonyms: North
Generic synonyms: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Terms within: Free State
Attributes: Northern

4. Adjective. Of trade unions. "A union-shop clause in the contract"

5. Noun. The act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes. "The mating of some species occurs only in the spring"

6. Noun. The state of being joined or united or linked. "There is strength in union"

7. Noun. The state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce). "God bless this union"

8. Noun. Healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones.
Exact synonyms: Conglutination
Generic synonyms: Healing
Derivative terms: Conglutinate, Conglutinate

9. Noun. A political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations. "The Soviet Union"

10. Noun. 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"
Exact synonyms: Join, Sum
Generic synonyms: Set
Specialized synonyms: Direct Sum

11. Noun. The occurrence of a uniting of separate parts. "Lightning produced an unusual union of the metals"

12. Noun. A device on a national flag emblematic of the union of two or more sovereignties (typically in the upper inner corner).
Generic synonyms: Device

13. Noun. The act of making or becoming a single unit. "He looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"

Definition of Union

1. n. The act of uniting or joining two or more things into one, or the state of being united or joined; junction; coalition; combination.

2. n. The act of uniting or joining two or more things into one, or the state of being united or joined; junction; coalition; combination.

Definition of Union

1. Noun. (context: with determiner dated especially 19th century) The United States of America. ¹

2. Noun. (context: with determiner US historical) Those of the United States that did not secede at the time of the Civil War. ¹

3. Noun. The 0-10-2 train configuration. Derived from the name of the only U.S. company to use that configuration. ¹

4. Noun. The act of uniting or joining two or more things into one, or the state of being united or joined; junction; coalition; combination. ¹

5. Noun. 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. ¹

6. Noun. A joint or other connection uniting parts of machinery, such as pipes. ¹

7. Noun. (set theory) The set containing all of the elements of two or more sets. ¹

8. Noun. The act or state of marriage. ¹

9. Noun. Sexual intercourse. ¹

10. Noun. (computing) A data structure that can store any of various items, but only one at a time. ¹

11. Noun. (context: now rare archaic) A large, high-quality pearl. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Union

1. a number of persons, parties, or political entities united for a common purpose [n -S]

Medical Definition of Union

1. 1. The joining or amalgamation of two or more bodies. 2. The structural adhesion or growing together of the edges of a wound. Origin: L. Unus, one Autogenous union, in dentistry, the union of two pieces of metal without solder. (05 Mar 2000)

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