verb ad·join \ə-ˈjin, a-\

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

Full Definition of ADJOIN

transitive verb
:  to add or attach by joining
:  to lie next to or in contact with
intransitive verb
:  to be close to or in contact with one another

Examples of ADJOIN

  1. Her office adjoins the library.
  2. The two rooms adjoin each other.

Origin of ADJOIN

Middle English, from Anglo-French ajoindre, from Latin adjungere, from ad- + jungere to join — more at yoke
First Known Use: 14th century


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