Synonyms for union

Synonyms for (noun) union

Synonyms: unification, union, uniting, conjugation, jointure

Definition: the act of making or becoming a single unit

Usage: the union of opposing factions; he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays

Similar words: combination, combining, compounding

Definition: the act of combining things to form a new whole

Synonyms: conjugation, coupling, union, sexual union, mating, pairing

Definition: the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes

Usage: the casual couplings of adolescents; the mating of some species occurs only in the spring

Similar words: sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice

Definition: activities associated with sexual intercourse

Usage: they had sex in the back seat

Synonyms: union

Definition: a device on a national flag emblematic of the union of two or more sovereignties (typically in the upper inner corner)

Similar words: device

Definition: an emblematic design (especially in heraldry)

Usage: he was recognized by the device on his shield

Synonyms: union

Definition: the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts

Usage: lightning produced an unusual union of the metals

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening

Definition: an event that happens

Synonyms: join, sum, union

Definition: a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets

Usage: let C be the union of the sets A and B

Similar words: set

Definition: a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used

Usage: a set of books; a set of golf clubs; a set of teeth

Synonyms: labor union, brotherhood, union, trade union, trades union

Definition: an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer

Usage: you have to join the union in order to get a job

Similar words: organisation, organization

Definition: a group of people who work together

Synonyms: union

Definition: a political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations

Usage: the Soviet Union

Similar words: political entity, political unit

Definition: a unit with political responsibilities

Synonyms: Union, North

Definition: the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)

Usage: he has visited every state in the Union; Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union; the North's superior resources turned the scale

Similar words: America, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, the States, US, USA

Definition: North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

Synonyms: union, conglutination

Definition: healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones

Similar words: healing

Definition: the natural process by which the body repairs itself

Synonyms: marriage, matrimony, union, spousal relationship, wedlock

Definition: the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)

Usage: a long and happy marriage; God bless this union

Similar words: marital status

Definition: the condition of being married or unmarried

Synonyms: unification, union

Definition: the state of being joined or united or linked

Usage: there is strength in union

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state

Synonyms for (adj) union

Synonyms: Union, Federal

Definition: being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War

Usage: Union soldiers; Federal forces; a Federal infantryman

Similar words: northern

Definition: in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line

Usage: Northern liberals; northern industry; northern cities

Synonyms: union

Definition: of trade unions

Usage: the union movement; union negotiations; a union-shop clause in the contract

Similar words: closed

Definition: requiring union membership

Usage: a closed shop

Similar words: organised, organized, unionised, unionized

Definition: being a member of or formed into a labor union

Usage: organized labor; unionized workers; a unionized shop

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