reunite has definitions from the field of politics
1
[ verb ] have a reunion; unite again

Synonyms

reune

Used in print

("Editorials"...)

The only hope for West_Berlin lies_in a compromise which will bring_down the wall and reunite the city .

(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)

Again among those jubilantly reunited bunkmates , I was shy with Jessie and acted as I had during those early Saturday mornings when we all seemed to be playing_for_effect , to be detached and unconcerned with the girls who were properly our dates but about whom , later , in the privacy of our bunks , we would think in_terms_of the most elaborate romance .

Related terms

meet reunion

2
[ verb ] (politics) unify again, as of a country

Synonyms

reunify

Examples

"Will Korea reunify?"

Used in print

This leader must be a man who lives above illusions that heretofore have shaped the foreign_policy of the United_States , namely that Russia will agree to a reunited Germany , that the East_German government does not exist , that events in Japan in June 1960 were Communist-inspired , that the true government of China is in Formosa , that Mao was the evil influence behind Khrushchev at the Summit_Conference in Paris in May 1960 , and that either China or Russia wants or expects war .

(Schuyler Cammann, "The Magic Square of Three in...)

Many_of the latter were destroyed in their turn , during the burning of the vast Ch ' in palace some ten years later ; yet some must have survived , because the old interest in number symbolism , divination , and magic persisted on into the Han dynasty , which succeeded in reuniting China and keeping it together for a longer period ( from 202 B._C. to A._D. 220 ) .

Related terms

unite reunion

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