1‘the two parts of the mould are joined with clay’
connect, unite, fix, affix, attach, add, annex, fasten, stick, glue, fuse, knit, weld, amalgamate, consolidate, combine, bond, append, link, bridge, secure, lock, make fast, tie, bind, string, lash, couple, marry, pair, yoke, team, chain, merge, dovetail, splice, blend
2‘here the path joins a major road’
meet, touch, reach, extend to, abut, adjoin
3‘I'm off to join the search party’
become a member of, help in, participate in, join in, get involved in, contribute to, have a hand in
band together, get together, ally
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.