We've also met great childfree couples by joining childfree groups.
He is planning on joining the rebel army in Syria soon, leaving his wife and child in the camp.
Even usually hot-blooded madrassa students may be having second thoughts about joining the fight.
c.1300, from stem of Old French joindre "join, connect, unite; have sexual intercourse with" (12c.), from Latin iungere "to join together, unite, yoke," from PIE *yeug- "to join, unite" (see jugular). Related: Joined; joining. In Middle English, join sometimes is short for enjoin. Join up "enlist in the army" is from 1916. Phrase if you can't beat them, join them is from 1953.