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Synonyms for joint

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. joint, articulation, articulatio(noun)

    (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)

    reefer, articulatio, junction, voice, marijuana cigarette, articulation, juncture, stick, join, roast, spliff

    disjoint, separate, isolated, set-apart, isolable, unilateral, discrete, unshared, asunder(p), disjunct, one-sided, separated, distinct, apart(p), detached, unaccompanied

  2. joint(noun)

    a disreputable place of entertainment

    reefer, articulatio, junction, marijuana cigarette, articulation, juncture, stick, join, roast, spliff

    asunder(p), set-apart, one-sided, disjunct, disjoint, separate, unaccompanied, unshared, separated, unilateral, isolated, distinct, detached, apart(p), discrete, isolable

  3. articulation, join, joint, juncture, junction(noun)

    the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made

    conjugation, colligation, crossroads, reefer, stick, join, sum, critical point, roast, marijuana cigarette, union, junction, voice, articulation, occasion, spliff, articulatio, juncture, conjunction, adjunction

    isolated, unshared, one-sided, set-apart, unaccompanied, discrete, asunder(p), disjoint, apart(p), separated, disjunct, unilateral, isolable, separate, detached, distinct

  4. roast, joint(noun)

    a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion

    reefer, knock, articulatio, junction, marijuana cigarette, articulation, juncture, stick, join, roast, spliff

    separate, disjoint, discrete, detached, asunder(p), one-sided, unshared, unaccompanied, separated, set-apart, isolated, unilateral, disjunct, apart(p), distinct, isolable

  5. joint(noun)

    junction by which parts or objects are joined together

    reefer, articulatio, junction, marijuana cigarette, articulation, juncture, stick, join, roast, spliff

    detached, disjoint, unshared, apart(p), set-apart, unilateral, one-sided, isolated, separate, isolable, disjunct, distinct, unaccompanied, separated, discrete, asunder(p)

  6. joint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, stick, spliff(adj)

    marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking

    reefer, peg, articulatio, junction, marijuana cigarette, control stick, articulation, pin, juncture, stick, join, roast, joystick, spliff

    detached, unshared, asunder(p), isolated, apart(p), isolable, discrete, disjoint, disjunct, separated, set-apart, one-sided, unaccompanied, distinct, unilateral, separate

  7. joint(adj)

    united or combined

    "a joint session of Congress"; "joint owners"

    distinct, separated, isolated, separate, discrete, detached, set-apart, unshared, one-sided, disjoint, apart(p), disjunct, unilateral, unaccompanied, isolable, asunder(p)

  8. joint(adj)

    affecting or involving two or more

    "joint income-tax return"; "joint ownership"

    disjunct, discrete, isolable, asunder(p), disjoint, separated, separate, isolated, apart(p), unilateral, distinct, unshared, detached, one-sided, set-apart, unaccompanied

  9. joint(verb)

    involving both houses of a legislature

    "a joint session of Congress"

    unshared, isolable, disjoint, one-sided, disjunct, separated, asunder(p), set-apart, separate, isolated, discrete, distinct, detached, unaccompanied, unilateral, apart(p)

  10. joint(verb)

    fit as if by joints

    "The boards fit neatly"


    one-sided, isolable, detached, disjoint, unilateral, discrete, separate, unaccompanied, separated, distinct, asunder(p), isolated, unshared, disjunct, set-apart, apart(p)

  11. joint, articulate(verb)

    provide with a joint

    "the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"

    phrase, sound out, say, formulate, give voice, enounce, vocalise, enunciate, word, articulate, vocalize, pronounce

    isolated, isolable, discrete, distinct, disjoint, disjunct, set-apart, apart(p), unshared, separated, asunder(p), unilateral, one-sided, separate, unaccompanied, detached

  12. joint(verb)

    fasten with a joint


    isolated, detached, one-sided, asunder(p), unshared, discrete, unilateral, disjoint, apart(p), disjunct, set-apart, distinct, isolable, unaccompanied, separated, separate

  13. joint(verb)

    separate (meat) at the joint


    isolated, disjunct, asunder(p), discrete, set-apart, detached, separated, apart(p), separate, disjoint, isolable, unilateral, unshared, one-sided, unaccompanied, distinct


  1. joint(adjective)

    Done by two or more people or organisations working together.

    The play was a joint production between the two companies.

    pivot, hinge

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. joint

    That is common to which two or more persons have the same or equal claims, or in which they have equal interest or participation; in the strictest sense, that is mutual (Latin mutare, to change) which is freely interchanged; that is reciprocal in respect to which one act or movement is met by a corresponding act or movement in return; we speak of our common country, mutual affection, reciprocal obligations, the reciprocal action of cause and effect, where the effect becomes in turn a cause. Many good writers hold it incorrect to say "a mutual friend," and insist that "a common friend" would be more accurate; but "common friend" is practically never used, because of the disagreeable suggestion that attaches to common, of ordinary or inferior. "Mutual friend" has high literary authority (of Burke, Scott, Dickens, and others), and a considerable usage of good society in its favor, the expression being quite naturally derived from the thoroughly correct phrase mutual friendship.

    common, correlative, interchangeable, mutual, reciprocal

    detached, disconnected, dissociated, distinct, disunited, separate, separated, severed, sundered, unconnected, unreciprocated, unrequited, unshared

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. joint

    articulation, junction, flexure, elbow, knee

    solution, disconnection, disjunction, uniformity, continuity

Editors Contribution

  1. phoque

    seal in french

    Submitted by anonymous on May 26, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. joint(n.)

    juncture, union

  2. joint(n.)

    seam, commissure

  3. joint(n.)

    (anat.) articulation

  4. joint(n.)

    (Bot.) knot

  5. joint(n.)

    (Bot.) internode, space between two joints

  6. joint(a.)

    united, combined, concerted

  7. joint(v. a.)

    (Carpentry.) join, unite, fit together

  8. joint(v. a.)

    disjoint, divide (at the joints), cut up (as meat)

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. joint

    Joint is the accepted translation of articulatio, as per the International Anatomical Nomenclature Committee

  2. joint

    Penis, see there

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How to use joint in a sentence?

  1. Van Roy:

    Anomalocaridids seemed to lack front limbs, being an arthropod — being a joint-legged animal — and not having legs, it's kind of embarrassing.

  2. Hans Dieter Poetsch:

    We are in a process of negotiations with our joint venture partner (FAW), also about the possibility of an increase in our stake. Apart from this, there is nothing else on the table with regard to M&A.

  3. Cleveland Indians:

    We were disappointed to learn of today's suspension of Emmanuel Clase for violating Major League Baseball's joint drug prevention and treatment program, we fully support Major League Baseball's policy and Major League Baseball efforts to eliminate performance-enhancing drugs from our game.

  4. President Trump:

    President Trump’s controversial senior adviser, Stephen Bannon, was removed from National Security Council on Wednesday, Fox News confirmed. Stephen Bannon was put on the NSC’s ‘ Principles Committee ’ as check on former National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn to make sure Flynn carried through with a directive to depoliticize the National Security Council, a senior administration official told Fox News. Stephen Bannon only attended one meeting of the Principles Senate Intel Committee. Now that HR McMaster is National Security Advisor, President Trump saw no need for Stephen Bannon to stay on the committee as a check on Flynn, the official said. Stephen Bannon is still permitted to go to National Security Council meetings. The reconfiguration also promotes the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to ‘ regular attendees. ’.

  5. President Buhari:

    Nigeria also looks forward to greater support from the United States for the multinational Joint Task Force being mobilized against Boko Haram.

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  • jointAfrikaans
  • مفصلArabic
  • juntura, cau, articulació, porret, conjuntCatalan, Valencian
  • kloub, společnýCzech
  • samlingDanish
  • Gelenk, Schuppen, Laden, Verbindung, Knast, Joint, gemeinsamer, gemeinschaftlichGerman
  • αρμός, άρθρωση, τσιγαριλίκι, μπάφος, στενή, ένωση, κλείδωση, φυλακή, γάρο, κέρατο, συντονισμένος, συνδυασμένος, συλλογικόςGreek
  • artiko, kanabcigaredoEsperanto
  • coyuntura, bate, juntura, leño, bar, porro, trullo, articulación, canuto, junta, carruco, boliche, pito, cárcel, comunitario, en conjunto, en comúnSpanish
  • šarniir, liide, ühineEstonian
  • مفصلPersian
  • linna, liitoskohta, liitos, nivel, jointti, yhdistää, [[sovittaa]] [[yhteen]], [[tehdä]] [[liitos]], niveltää, liittää, niveltyä, yhteis-, liittyä, sopia yhteen, yhteinenFinnish
  • pétard, splif, rotule, jointure, assemblage, violon, gnouf, joint, oinj, bédo, tarpé, articulation, taule, auberge, cabaneFrench
  • knierWestern Frisian
  • glùnScottish Gaelic
  • հոդArmenian
  • bersamaIndonesian
  • jóna, marijúanavindlingurIcelandic
  • giunto, canna, articolazione, diaclasi, spinelloItalian
  • 関節Japanese
  • iuncturamLatin
  • џоинт, зглобMacedonian
  • stickie, gewricht, zaak, bak, joint, verbinding, nor, gezamenlijke, gezamenlijkDutch
  • leddNorwegian
  • złącze, dżoint, staw, joint, skrętPolish
  • articulação, baseadoPortuguese
  • comunRomanian
  • соединение, сустав, заведение, тюряга, косяк, стык, кутузка, каталажка, шарнир, совместныйRussian
  • џоинт, džointSerbo-Croatian
  • spoj, kĺbSlovak
  • kračaSlovene
  • jolle, led, kåken, joint, joppe, hak, sylta, förenad, gemensamSwedish
  • కీలుTelugu
  • bağlantıTurkish
  • з'єднання, суглоб, сумісний, спільнийUkrainian
  • مشترکہUrdu
  • שלאָסYiddish

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