Russian Vocabulary (and Wisdom)

How to say "together" in Russian

This Russian word is one of the top 1000 words in Russian. The complete list of most common Russian words is available here.


Meaning: together, along with, in conjunction, jointly

Pronunciation: [VMYEHS-tee]

Part of speech: adverb

Rank: #245 (see frequency list)

 Example sentences:
  • Мои́ роди́тели вме́сте уже́ 30 лет.
  • My parents have been together for 30 years already.
  • Не волну́йся, я помогу́ тебе́. Мы пое́дем в Москву́ вме́сте.
  • Don't worry, I'll help you. We'll go to Moscow together.
  • Дава́й вме́сте поду́маем, как реши́ть эту́ пробле́му.
  • Let's think together how to solve this problem.
  • Ты не зна́ешь, где Па́ша? — Он пошёл в клуб вме́сте с друзья́ми.
  • Do you know where Pasha is? — He went to the club with his friends.
  • Они́ живу́т вме́сте уже́ 10 лет, но до сих пор не жена́ты.
  • They've been living together for 10 years already, but they are not married yet.
  • Де́ти говори́ли все вме́сте, и я ничего́ не по́нял.
  • The children were all talking all at once, and I understood nothing.
  •  literal  The children were all talking all together, and I understood nothing.
  • Снача́ла мы вме́сте гуля́ли, пото́м Серге́й пошёл домо́й, а мы с Со́ней — в кафе́.
  • First we took a walk together, then Sergey went home, and Sonya and I went to a café.
  • В суббо́ту мы е́здили на рыба́лку вме́сте с отцо́м.
  • On Saturday we went fishing together with my father.
  • Он умён, но вме́сте с тем нереши́телен.
  • He is clever, but at the same time indecisive.
  • С Оле́гом, коне́чно, лу́чше не ссо́риться. Вме́сте с тем ты до́лжен поговори́ть с ним.
  • Of course it's better not to quarrel with Oleg. At the same time, you must talk to him.

 Idioms and set expressions:
  • вме́сте с тем = at the same time; in addition to that; yet
      literal  together with that
  • всё вме́сте взя́тое = everything taken together
  • вме́сте с водо́й вы́плеснуть и ребёнка = to throw the baby out with the bathwater
 Related words:
  • совме́стно = in common, jointly
  • совме́стный = joint, combined
  • сообща́ = together, jointly, in common
 Proverbs and sayings:
  • Вме́сте те́сно, а врозь ску́чно.
  • When apart, they want to be together; when together, they want to be apart.
  •  literal  Cramped together, but bored apart.
  • Хлеб-соль вме́сте, а табачо́к врозь.
  • Bread and salt together, but supply your own tobacco.
  •  literal  Bread and salt together, but tobacco separately.
  • Вся семья́ вме́сте, и душа́ на ме́сте.
  • All the family is together, and the soul is in the place.
  •  literal  All the family is together, and the soul is in the place.
  • Семь топоро́в вме́сте ле́жат, а две пря́лки врозь.
  • Seven axes lie together, and two spinning-wheels lie apart.
  •  literal  .

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Word recordings: Copyright(c) 2006 Streit Goulnara, Streit Eric, Vion Nicolas. Copyright(c) 2007 S. Sakhno, N. Vion. Distributed under CC-BY.

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