(noun, adjective, verb)


1. united or combined

- joint owners

Similar word(s): collective, common, integrated, clannish, concerted, conjunct, conjunctive, cooperative, conjoined, conjoint, collective, corporate, cosignatory, shared, united

2. affecting or involving two or more

- joint income-tax return

- joint ownership

Similar word(s): shared

3. involving both houses of a legislature

- a joint session of Congress

Similar word(s): multilateral

Sentences with joint as an adjective:

- The play was a joint production between the two companies.


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

Similar word(s): articulation

Definition categories: body

2. a disreputable place of entertainment

Definition categories: man–made, spot

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

Similar word(s): articulation, join, junction, juncture

Definition categories: shape, connection, connexion, link

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

Similar word(s): roast

Definition categories: food, cut

5. junction by which parts or objects are joined together

Definition categories: man–made, conjunction, junction

6. marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking

Similar word(s): reefer, spliff, stick

Definition categories: man–made, butt, cigaret, cigarette

Sentences with joint as a noun:

- This rod is free to swing at the joint with the platform.

- The water is leaking out of the joint between the two pipes.

- The dovetail joint, while more difficult to make, is also quite strong.

- Set the joint in a roasting tin and roast for the calculated cooking time.

- a joint of cane or of a grass stem; a joint of the leg

- It was the kind of joint you wouldn't want your boss to see you in.

- I'm just trying to stay out of the joint.

- After locking the door and closing the shades, they lit the joint.


1. fit as if by joints

Definition categories: stative, fit, go

2. provide with a joint

- the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood

Similar word(s): articulate

Definition categories: possession, furnish, provide, render, supply

3. fasten with a joint

Definition categories: contact, fasten, fix, secure

4. separate (meat) at the joint

Definition categories: contact, disunite, divide, part, separate

Sentences with joint as a verb:

- to joint boards, a jointing plane

- the stones joint, neatly.