Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 43 (Junction)

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#43. Junction. -- N. junction; joining &c. v.; joinder[Law], union connection, conjunction, conjugation; annexion[obs], annexation, annexment[obs]; astriction[obs], attachment, compagination[obs], vincture[obs], ligation, alligation[obs]; accouplement[obs]; marriage &c. (wedlock,) 903; infibulation[obs], inosculation[obs], symphysis[Anat], anastomosis, confluence, communication, concatenation; meeting, reunion; assemblage &c. 72.

coition, copulation;sex, sexual congress,sexual conjunction, sexual intercourse, love-making.

joint, joining, juncture, pivot, hinge, articulation, commissure[obs], seam, gore, gusset, suture, stitch; link &c. 45; miter mortise.

closeness, tightness, &c. adj.; coherence &c. 46; combination &c. 48.


V. join, unite; conjoin, connect; associate; put together, lay together, clap together, hang together, lump together, hold together, piece together[Fr], tack together, fix together, bind up together together; embody, reembody[obs]; roll into one.

attach, fix, affix, saddle on, fasten, bind, secure, clinch, twist, make fast &c. adj.; tie, pinion, string, strap, sew, lace, tat, stitch, tack, knit, button, buckle, hitch, lash, truss, bandage, braid, splice, swathe, gird, tether, moor, picket, harness, chain; fetter &c. (restrain) 751; lock, latch, belay, brace, hook, grapple, leash, couple, accouple[obs], link, yoke, bracket; marry &c. (wed) 903; bridge over, span.

braze; pin, nail, bolt, hasp, clasp, clamp, crimp, screw, rivet; impact, solder, set; weld together, fuse together; wedge, rabbet, mortise, miter, jam, dovetail, enchase[obs]; graft, ingraft[obs], inosculate[obs]; entwine, intwine[obs]; interlink, interlace, intertwine, intertwist[obs], interweave; entangle; twine round, belay; tighten; trice up, screw up.

be joined &c.; hang together, hold together; cohere &c. 46.

Adj. joined &c. v.; joint; conjoint, conjunct; corporate, compact; hand in hand.

firm, fast, close, tight, taut, taught, secure, set, intervolved |; inseparable, indissoluble, insecable[obs], severable.

Adv. jointly &c. adj.; in conjunction with &c. (in addition to) 37; fast, firmly, &c. adj.; intimately. Phr. tria juncta in uno[Lat].