What does adjoin mean?

adjoin meaning in General Dictionary

To lay or be next or perhaps in contact become contiguous because the houses adjoin

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  • 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.

adjoin meaning in Etymology Dictionary

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.


adjoin meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To join or unite to; to lie contiguous to; to stay connection with; to add; to append.

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  • (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.

Sentence Examples with the word adjoin

The other buildings in Old Cairo, or among the mounds of rubbish which adjoin it, include several fort-like dens or convents.

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