What is Joined?

Joined definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object)

to bring in contact, connect, or bring or put together: to join hands; to join pages with a staple.
to come into contact or union with: The brook joins the river.
to bring together in a particular relation or for a specific purpose, action, etc.; unite: to join forces against the smugglers.
to become a member of (an organization, party, etc.): to join a club.
to enlist in (one of the armed forces): to join the Navy.
to come into the company of; meet or accompany: I’ll join you later.
to participate with (someone) in some act or activity: My wife joins me in thanking you for the gift.
to unite in marriage.
to meet or engage in (battle, conflict, etc.): The opposing armies joined battle.
to adjoin; meet: His land joins mine.
to draw a curve or straight line between: to join two points on a graph.