Noun Definition


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

Category: Objects

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

"The Soviet Union"

Category: General

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

"Let C be the union of the sets A and B"

Related Noun(s):join, sum

Category: General

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

"You have to join the union in order to get a job"

Related Noun(s):brotherhood

Category: General

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

Related Noun(s):conglutination

Category: General

6.Definition: the act of making or becoming a single unit

"The union of opposing factions", "He looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"

Related Noun(s):conjugation, jointure, unification

Category: General

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

Related Noun(s):conjugation

Category: General

8.Definition: the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts

"Lightning produced an unusual union of the metals"

Category: General

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

"A long and happy marriage", "God bless this union"

Related Noun(s):marriage, matrimony, wedlock

Category: General

10.Definition: the state of being joined or united or linked

"There is strength in union"

Related Noun(s):unification

Category: General

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

"He has visited every state in the Union", "Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union", "The North's superior resources turned the scale"

Related Noun(s):north

Category: Places