To lay or be next or perhaps in contact become contiguous because the houses adjoin
- To join or unite to to lay contiguous to to stay in connection with to add to append
- lie right beside another otherwise share a boundary
- maintain direct real experience of; make contact
- connect or add
- To join or unite to; to lie contiguous to; to stay in contact with; to add; to append.
- To rest or be after that, or in contact; is contiguous; as, the homes adjoin.
- to participate a person's self.
c.1300, "unite, ally" from Old French ajoin- stem of ajoindre "join collectively, unite," from Latin adiungere "fasten on, use, join to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + iungere "to bind collectively" (see jugular). Meaning "be contiguous with, be next to" is from belated 14c. Associated: Adjoined; adjoining.
(v. t.) To join or unite to; to lie contiguous to; to stay connection with; to add; to append.
- (v. i.) To lay or be after that, or perhaps in contact; to-be contiguous; as, the homes adjoin.
- (v. i.) To join a person's self.
The other buildings in Old Cairo, or among the mounds of rubbish which adjoin it, include several fort-like dens or convents.