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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)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. joint(a)

    combined, joined, united

  2. joint(n)

    gimbal joint, dove-tail joint, joggle joint, mortise joint, miter, dowel, scarf joint, rabbet joint

  3. joint(n)

    articulation, suture, commissure, knuckle

    Associated words:
    arthrology, arthrography, synosteology arthrectomy, synovia, articular, bursa, synovial, internode, internodal, anchylose, dislocate, dislocation, luxate, luxation

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. Al Baker:

    I told him this aircraft needs a fuel( efficiency) improvement of 10-15 percent and this would really sell the numbers he expected with the current Airbus A380, this will have to be a joint effort between( the) engine manufacturer and Airbus, it's not just the airframe that is the issue, it's the fuel burn, which is coming from the engine.

  2. Robert Hyldahl:

    What we now know is that for young, healthy individuals, exercise creates an anti-inflammatory environment that may be beneficial in terms of long-term joint health.

  3. Linda Rosenthal:

    It’s really an amputation, it’s like if you amputated your finger or your toe at the last joint.

  4. Garrett Marquis:

    The United States stands ready to assist Brazil in The United States efforts to combat these fires, and did not agree to a joint G7 initiative that failed to include consultations with President( Jair) Bolsanaro, the most constructive way to assist is in coordination with the government of Brazil.

  5. Deputy Defence Minister Czeslaw Mroczek:

    From the point of view of the procedure and how we do it - whether in one or two proceedings - will depend on if we buy the submarines alone or as a joint project of two or more NATO members.

Translations for joint

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  • jointAfrikaans
  • مفصلArabic
  • juntura, cau, articulació, porret, conjuntCatalan, Valencian
  • kloub, společnýCzech
  • 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
  • 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
  • џоинт, зглобMacedonian
  • stickie, gewricht, zaak, bak, joint, verbinding, nor, gezamenlijke, gezamenlijkDutch
  • złącze, dżoint, staw, joint, skrętPolish
  • articulação, baseadoPortuguese
  • 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
  • з'єднання, суглоб, сумісний, спільнийUkrainian

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