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adjoin

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verb ad·join \ə-ˈjȯin, a-\

Simple Definition of adjoin

  • of a building, room, area of land, etc. : to be next to or joined with something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of adjoin

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to add or attach by joining

  3. 2 :  to lie next to or in contact with

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to be close to or in contact with one another

Examples of adjoin in a sentence

  1. Her office adjoins the library.

  2. The two rooms adjoin each other.



Origin and Etymology of adjoin

Middle English, from Anglo-French ajoindre, from Latin adjungere, from ad- + jungere to join — more at yoke


First Known Use: 14th century


ADJOIN Defined for Kids

adjoin

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verb ad·join \ə-ˈjȯin\

Definition of adjoin for Students

adjoined

adjoining

  1. :  to be next to or in contact with <The two rooms adjoin each other.>





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