adjoin

  • 1 Adjoin — Ad*join ([a^]d*join ), v. i. 1. To lie or be next, or in contact; to be contiguous; as, the houses adjoin. [1913 Webster] When one man s land adjoins to another s. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] Note: The construction with to, on, or with is obsolete …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 adjoin — [v1] be next to abut, approximate, be adjacent to, border, butt, communicate, connect, join, lie, lie beside, link, neighbor, touch, verge; concept 747 adjoin [v2] attach add, affix, annex, append, combine, connect, couple, interconnect, join,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 3 Adjoin — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 adjoin — I verb abut on, adiacere, appose, attingere, be adjacent to, be contiguous to, be joined to, border on, cohere, conjoin, connect, converge, juxtapose, juxtaposit, lie beside, lie near to, meet, neighbor, place side by side, reach to, stand by,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 adjoin — (v.) c.1300, unite, ally from O.Fr. ajoin stem of ajoindre join together, unite, from L. adjungere fasten on, harness, join to, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + jungere to bind together (see JUGULAR (Cf. jugular)). Meaning …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 adjoin — ► VERB ▪ be next to and joined with. ORIGIN Old French ajoindre, from Latin adjungere join to …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 adjoin — [ə join′] vt. [ME ajoinen < OFr ajoindre < L adjungere < ad , to (see AD ) + jungere: see JOIN] 1. to be next to; be contiguous to 2. to unite or annex (to a person or thing) vi. to be next to each other; be in contact …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 adjoin — UK [əˈdʒɔɪn] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms adjoin : present tense I/you/we/they adjoin he/she/it adjoins present participle adjoining past tense adjoined past participle adjoined formal to be next to and connected to another… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 adjoin — /euh joyn /, v.t. 1. to be close to or in contact with; abut on: His property adjoins the lake. 2. to attach or append; affix. v.i. 3. to be in connection or contact: the point where the estates adjoin. [1275 1325; ME a(d)joinen < MF ajoindre.… …

    Universalium

  • 10 adjoin — verb /əˈdʒɔɪn/ a) To be in contact or connection with. The living room and dining room adjoin each other. b) To extend an algebraic object (e.g. a field, a ring etc.) by adding to it (an element not belonging to it) and all finite power series of …

    Wiktionary

  • 11 adjoin — verb Adjoin is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑land, ↑room …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 adjoin — /əˈdʒɔɪn / (say uh joyn) verb (t) 1. to be in connection or contact with; abut on: her house adjoins the lake. –verb (i) 2. to lie or be next, or in contact: the two houses adjoin. {Middle English ajoine(n), from Old French adjoindre, from Latin… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 adjoin — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French ajoindre, from Latin adjungere, from ad + jungere to join more at yoke Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to add or attach by joining 2. to lie next to or in contact with …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 adjoin — Synonyms and related words: 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,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 adjoin — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. touch, abut, border, meet, neighbor. See contact. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To be close to] Syn. abut, lie beside, be adjacent to; see join 3 . 2. [To join] Syn. unite, append, annex; see join 1 . III… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 adjoin — ad|join [əˈdʒɔın] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: adjoindre, from Latin adjungere, from ad to + jungere to join ] a room, building, or piece of land that adjoins something is next to it and connected to it ▪ A vacant plot of land… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 adjoin — ad|join [ ə dʒɔın ] verb intransitive or transitive FORMAL to be right next to and connected to another building, room, area, etc.: the land that adjoins the park …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 adjoin — [[t]əʤɔ͟ɪn[/t]] adjoins, adjoining, adjoined VERB If one room, place, or object adjoins another, they are next to each other. [FORMAL] [V n] Fields adjoined the garden and there were no neighbours... [V ing] We waited in an adjoining office …

    English dictionary

  • 19 adjoin — ad·join || É™ dʒɔɪn v. touch; be next to, border on; attach, join …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 adjoin — verb [often as adjective adjoining] be next to and joined with. Origin ME: from OFr. ajoindre, from L. adjungere, from ad to + jungere to join …

    English new terms dictionary


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