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Meaning of ADJOIN

Pronunciation:  u'joyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point"
  2. [v]  lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
 

ADJOIN is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: contact, meet, touch
 
 See Also: abut, adhere, adjoin, attach, border, butt, butt against, butt on, chafe, cleave, cling, cohere, cover, edge, fray, fret, hug, lean against, lean on, march, neighbor, neighbour, rest on, rub, scratch, skirt, spread over, stick, surround

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ad*join"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjoined}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Adjoining}.] [OE. ajoinen, OF. ajoindre, F. adjoindre,
    fr. L. adjungere; ad + jungere to join. See {Join}, and cf.
    {Adjunct}.]
    To join or unite to; to lie contiguous to; to be in contact
    with; to attach; to append.
    
          Corrections . . . should be, as remarks, adjoined by
          way of note.                             --Watts.
    
    
    
    
  2. \Ad*join"\ ([a^]d*join"), v. i.
    1. To lie or be next, or in contact; to be contiguous; as,
       the houses adjoin.
    
             When one man's land adjoins to another's.
                                                   --Blackstone.
    
    Note: The construction with to, on, or with is obsolete or
          obsolescent.
    
    2. To join one's self. [Obs.]
    
             She lightly unto him adjoined side to side.
                                                   --Spenser.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abut, abut on, add, affix, agglutinate, annex, append, appose, attach, be contiguous, be in contact, befringe, bind, border, border on, bound, bring near, burden, butt, communicate, complicate, conjoin, connect, decorate, edge, encumber, end, enframe, frame, fringe, glue on, hem, hitch on, infix, join, join with, juxtapose, juxtaposit, lap, lie by, line, list, march, marge, margin, marginate, meet, neighbor, ornament, paste on, plus, postfix, prefix, purfle, purl, put with, rim, run into, saddle with, set off, side, skirt, slap on, stand by, subjoin, suffix, superadd, superpose, tack on, tag, tag on, touch, trim, unite with, verge, verge upon
 

 

 

 

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