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Another word for joint

  1. A point or position at which two or more things are joined

      1. The act of uniting or the state of being united.
      2. A combination so formed, especially an alliance or confederation of people, parties, or political entities for mutual interest or benefit.
      3. A set, every member of which is an element of one or another of two or more given sets.
      1. A line of junction formed by sewing together two pieces of material along their margins.
      2. A similar line, ridge, or groove made by fitting, joining, or lapping together two sections along their edges.
      3. A suture.
      1. The act of joining or the condition of being joined.
      2. A place where two things are joined; a junction or joint.
      3. A point in time, especially one requiring a decision to be made:
      1. The act or process of joining or the condition of being joined.
      2. A place where two things join or meet, especially a place where two roads or railway routes come together and one terminates.
      3. A connection between conductors or sections of a transmission line.
      1. The act of linking together or forming couples.
      2. The act of uniting sexually.
      3. A device that links or connects.
      1. The act of connecting.
      2. The state of being connected.
      3. One that connects; a link:
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  2. A disreputable or run-down bar or restaurant

      1. A cheap, noisy bar or dance hall.
      2. Of or relating to such a bar or dance hall; tawdry:
      3. Of, relating to, or being a type of ragtime characteristically played on a tinny-sounding piano or in a honky-tonk.
      1. To plunge, especially headfirst, into water.
      2. To execute a dive in athletic competition.
      3. To participate in the sport of competitive diving.
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  3. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention

      1. To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents:
      2. To use an implement to move or rearrange the fuel in (a fire) to increase light or heat.
      3. To add or mix in (an ingredient, for example) into a liquid or mixture by moving an implement:
      1. One that slams:
      2. A jail.
      1. A large, often rounded vessel of earthenware, glass, or metal with a small mouth, a handle, and usually a stopper or cap.
      2. The amount that a jug can hold.
      3. A small pitcher.
      1. A small enclosure or cage, as for poultry or small animals.
      2. A cramped or uncomfortably confined space.
      3. A jail or prison.
      1. A device, container, or room that cools or keeps cool.
      2. A cold drink, usually carbonated, fruit-flavored, and containing wine or other alcoholic ingredients.
      3. A jail.
      1. To make or cause to make a light, sharp ringing sound:
      2. A light, sharp ringing sound, as of glass or metal.
      1. Used to indicate physical or mental ability:
      2. Used to indicate possession of a specified power, right, or privilege:
      3. Used to indicate possession of a specified capability or skill:
      1. A ballpoint pen.
      2. A fountain pen.
      3. A pen point.
      1. A jail, especially one in which offenders are held while awaiting a court hearing.
      2. The act or an instance of locking.
      3. The state of being locked.
      1. A place for the confinement and punishment of persons convicted of crimes, especially felonies.
      2. A state of imprisonment or captivity:
      3. A place or condition of confinement or restriction:
      1. A prison for those convicted of major crimes.
      2. A tribunal of the Roman Curia having jurisdiction in matters relating to penance, dispensations, and papal absolutions.
      3. A priest whose special function is the administration of the sacrament of penance in a particular church or diocese.
      1. To retain possession of:
      2. To have as a supply:
      3. To provide (a family, for example) with maintenance and support:
      1. A place of detention, especially for persons who are accused of committing a crime and have not been released on bail or for persons who are serving short sentences after conviction of a misdemeanor.
      2. Detention in a jail.
      3. To detain in a jail.
      1. An institution for the confinement of persons convicted of minor criminal offenses.
      2. An institution dedicated to the management and rehabilitation of persons perceived to be at risk of becoming criminals.
      1. A two-masted sailing vessel, square-rigged on both masts.
      2. A jail or prison on board a US Navy or Coast Guard vessel.
      3. A jail or guardhouse, especially on the premises of a US military installation.
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  1. Belonging to, shared by, or applicable to all alike

      1. Of, concerning, or affecting the community or the people:
      2. Maintained for or used by the people or community:
      3. Capitalized in shares of stock that can be traded on the open market:
      1. Directed and received by each toward the other; reciprocal:
      2. Having the same relationship to each other:
      3. Possessed in common:
      1. Concerned with, applicable to, or affecting the whole or every member of a class or category:
      2. Affecting or characteristic of the majority of those involved; prevalent:
      3. Of or affecting the entire body:
      1. Joined together; combined:
      2. Of, consisting of, or involving two or more combined or associated entities; joint.
      1. Of or relating to a commune.
      2. Of or relating to a community.
      3. Of, belonging to, or shared by the people of a community; public.
      1. Belonging equally to or shared equally by two or more; joint:
      2. Of or relating to the community as a whole; public:
      3. Widespread; prevalent:
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Another word for joint