Conjoined Con*joined", a. (Her.) Joined together or touching. [1913 Webster]

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  • conjoined — index attached (annexed), coadunate, coherent (joined), collateral (accompanying), concerted …   Law dictionary

  • Conjoined — Conjoin Con*join, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conjoined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conjoining}.] [F. conjoindre, fr. L. conjungere, junctum; con + jungere to join. See {Join}, and cf. {Conjugate}, {Conjunction}.] To join together; to unite. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conjoined — con·joined kən jȯind, kän adj of, relating to, or being conjoined twins <conjoined twinning> <conjoined twin neonates> * * * con·joined (kən joindґ) joined together; united; see conjoined twins, under twins …   Medical dictionary

  • conjoined — adjective Joined together, as with conjoined twins, or in matrimony. 1600 If either of you know any inward impediment, why you should not be conjoined, I charge you, on your souls, to utter it. Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing …   Wiktionary

  • conjoined — adjective Date: 1570 being, coming, or brought together so as to meet, touch, overlap, or unite < conjoined heads on a coin > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conjoined — adj. Conjoined is used with these nouns: ↑twin …   Collocations dictionary

  • conjoined — adjective consisting of two or more associated entities (Freq. 1) the interplay of these conjoined yet opposed factors social order and prosperity, the conjoint aims of government J.K.Fairbank • Syn: ↑conjoint • Similar to: ↑joint …   Useful english dictionary

  • conjoined — coming together to touch or overlap …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • conjoined — adj. [L. cum, together; jungere, to join] United or joined together; adnate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • conjoined — conjoinedly /keuhn joy nid lee, joynd lee/, adv. /keuhn joynd /, adj. 1. joined together, united, or linked. 2. Numis. accolated. [1560 70; CONJOIN + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

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