1. (v. t.) To unite, as two ropes, or parts of a rope, by a particular manner of interweaving the strands, -- the union being between two ends, or between an end and the body of a rope.

2. (v. t.) To unite, as spars, timbers, rails, etc., by lapping the two ends together, or by applying a piece which laps upon the two ends, and then binding, or in any way making fast.

3. (v. t.) To unite in marriage.

4. (n.) A junction or joining made by splicing.

accouple accumulate adhesive affixation agglomeration agglutinate agglutination aggregation amass annexation arrange a match articulate articulation assemble associate attachment band bandage belt bend bind bind up binding bond brace bracket bracketing braid bridge bridge over bundle cement chain cinch clap together clasping clustering collect combination combine communication comprise concatenate concatenation concourse concurrence confluence congeries conglobulate conglomeration conjoin conjugate conjugation conjunction connect connection convergence copulate copulation couple coupling cover do up embrace encompass enlace entwine fastener fastening gather gathering gird girding girdle girt girth give away glue hitch hooking hookup include intercommunication intercourse interknit interlace interlinking intertie intertissue intertwine intertwist interweave intort join join together joinder joining joint jointure junction knit knot knotting lace lash lashing lay together league leash liaison ligation link linkage linking loom loop lump together make a match make one marriage marry marshal mass mat match mate meeting merge merger merging mobilize net noose nuptial pair pairing piece together plait pleach put together raddle roll into one rope solder span splicing stick together sticking strap swaddle swathe symbiosis take in tape tie tie up tie-in tie-up tieing tissue truss twill twine twist unification unify union unite unite in marriage wattle weave web wed weld wire wrap wrap up wreathe yoke yoking zipping


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