conjoin
verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French conjoindre, from Latin conjungere, from com- + jungere to join — more at yoke Date: 14th century transitive verb to join together (as separate entities) for a common purpose intransitive verb to join together for a common purpose

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  • 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 English… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conjoin — Con*join , v. i. To unite; to join; to league. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conjoin — I verb accumulate, add, add to, ally, amass, annex, assemble, attach, be joined, blend, bring together, cement, clap together, clasp together, coalesce, cohere, collect, combine, compound, connect, consolidate, entwine, fuse, gather, hold… …   Law dictionary

  • conjoin — late 14c., from O.Fr. conjoindre meet, come together (12c.), from L. conjungere to join together, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + jungere join (see JUGULAR (Cf. jugular)). Related: Conjoined, conjoining …   Etymology dictionary

  • conjoin — 1 *join, combine, unite, connect, link, associate, relate 2 combine, *unite, concur, cooperate …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • conjoin — ► VERB formal ▪ join; combine …   English terms dictionary

  • conjoin — [kən join′] vt., vi. [ME conjoinen < OFr conjoindre < L conjungere < com , together + jungere,JOIN] to join together; unite; combine …   English World dictionary

  • conjoin — [[t]kənʤɔ͟ɪn[/t]] conjoins, conjoining, conjoined V RECIP ERG If two or more things conjoin or if you conjoin them, they are united and joined together. [FORMAL] [pl n V] If only time and place hadn t conjoined then and there... [be V ed with n]… …   English dictionary

  • conjoin — verb a) To join together; to unite; to combine. They are representatives that will loosely conjoin a nation. b) To marry. I will conjoin you in holy matrimony. See Also …   Wiktionary

  • conjoin — UK [kənˈdʒɔɪn] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms conjoin : present tense I/you/we/they conjoin he/she/it conjoins present participle conjoining past tense conjoined past participle conjoined very formal to join together, or to make… …   English dictionary

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