Join vs. Concatenate

Join vs. Concatenate — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Join and Concatenate

Joinverb

To put or bring together so as to make continuous or form a unit

join two boards with nails.joined hands in a circle.

Concatenateverb

To connect or link in a series or chain.

Joinverb

To put or bring into close association or relationship

two families that were joined by marriage.join forces.

Concatenateverb

(Computers) To arrange (strings of characters) into a chained list.

Joinverb

To connect (points), as with a straight line.

Concatenateadjective

Connected or linked in a series.

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Joinverb

To meet and merge with

where the creek joins the river.

Concatenateverb

To join or link together, as though in a chain.

Joinverb

To become a part or member of

joined the photography club.

Concatenateverb

To join (text strings) together.

Concatenating "shoe" with "string" yields "shoestring".

Joinverb

To come into the company of

joined the group in the waiting room.

Concatenateadjective

(biology) Joined together as if in a chain.

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Joinverb

To participate with in an act or activity

The committee joins me in welcoming you.

Concatenateverb

arranged into chained list

Joinverb

To adjoin

where the garage joins the house.

Concatenateverb

add by linking or joining so as to form a chain or series;

concatenate termsconcatenate characters

Joinverb

To engage in; enter into

Opposing armies joined battle on the plain.

Joinverb

To come together so as to form a connection

where the two bones join.

Joinverb

To act together; form an alliance

The two factions joined to oppose the measure.

Joinverb

To become a member of a group.

Joinverb

To take part; participate

joined in the search.

Joinnoun

A joint; a junction.

Joinnoun

An intersection of piping or wiring; an interconnect.

Joinnoun

An intersection of data in two or more database tables.

Joinnoun

(algebra) The lowest upper bound, an operation between pairs of elements in a lattice, denoted by the symbol ∨.

Joinverb

(transitive) To combine into one; to put together.

The plumber joined the two ends of the broken pipe.We joined our efforts to get an even better result.

Joinverb

(intransitive) To come together; to meet.

Parallel lines never join.These two rivers join in about 80 miles.

Joinverb

(transitive) To come into the company of.

I will join you watching the football game as soon as I have finished my work.

Joinverb

(transitive) To become a member of.

Many children join a sports club.Most politicians have joined a party.

Joinverb

To produce an intersection of data in two or more database tables.

By joining the Customer table on the Product table, we can show each customer's name alongside the products they have ordered.

Joinverb

To unite in marriage.

Joinverb

To enjoin upon; to command.

Joinverb

To accept, or engage in, as a contest.

to join encounter, battle, or issue

Joinnoun

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

Joinnoun

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

Joinverb

become part of; become a member of a group or organization;

He joined the Communist Party as a young man

Joinverb

cause to become joined or linked;

join these two parts so that they fit together

Joinverb

come into the company of;

She joined him for a drink

Joinverb

make contact or come together;

The two roads join here

Joinverb

be or become joined or united or linked;

The two streets connect to become a highwayOur paths joinedThe travelers linked up again at the airport