"unites" in the verb sense
1. unite, unify
act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
2. unify, unite, merge
"Germany unified officially in 1990"
"the cells merge"
3. unite, combine
have or possess in combination
"she unites charm with a good business sense"
4. connect, link, link up, join, unite
be or become joined or united or linked
"The two streets connect to become a highway"
"Our paths joined"
"The travelers linked up again at the airport"
5. unite, unify
bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation
"the Democratic Patry platform united several splinter groups"
6. unite, unify, merge
join or combine
"We merged our resources"
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