Synonyms of union
1 trade unionDictionary • Women often benefit from joining a union.
guild • the Writers' Guild of America
2 joining • The Romanian majority in the province voted for union with Romania.
unification • The ultimate aim is to bring about the unification of Albania and Kosovo.
combination • The company's chairman has proposed a merger or other business combination.
merger • the proposed merger of the two banks
mixture • a mixture of spiced, grilled vegetables
blend • He makes up his own blends of flour.
integration • There is little integration of our work and no single focus.
conjunction • This is due to a conjunction of religious and social factors.
fusion • the fusion of regular and reserve forces
synthesis • His novels are a rich synthesis of Balkan history and mythology.
amalgam • I tend to make my characters an amalgam of several people.
amalgamation • The organization was formed by an amalgamation of two groups.
3 allianceDictionary • the question of which countries should join the currency union
alliance • The two parties were still too much apart to form an alliance.
league • the League of Nations
association • the British Olympic Association
coalition • He had been opposed by a coalition of about 50 civil rights organizations.
federation • the British Athletic Federation
confederacy • Vienna was established as the political and cultural capital of a new confederacy of Germanic states.
4 marriageDictionary • Even Louis began to think their union was not blessed.
marriage • When did the marriage take place?
match • Hollywood's favourite love match foundered on the rocks.
wedlock • One in every four children are now born outside wedlock.
matrimony • the bonds of matrimony
5 intercourseDictionary • the joys of sexual union
intercourse • I did not have intercourse with that woman.
copulation • Couples engaged in acts of copulation in full view of the public.
the other (informal)
coitus • During coitus, the male ejaculates millions of sperm cells.
agreement • The talks ended in acrimony rather than agreement.
accord • I found myself in total accord.
unity • Speakers at the rally mouthed sentiments of unity.
harmony • a future in which humans live in harmony with nature
unanimity • All decisions would require unanimity.
concord • A climate of concord and tolerance prevails among the Muslim and Christian Egyptian citizens.
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• I found myself in total accord.
• The talks ended in acrimony rather than agreement.
allianceAn alliance is a group of countries or political parties that are formally united and working together because they have similar aims.
• The two parties were still too much apart to form an alliance.
Thesaurus for union from the Collins English Thesaurus
the condition of being united, the act of uniting, or a conjunction formed by such an act