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conjoin

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verb con·join \kən-ˈjȯin, kän-\

Simple Definition of conjoin

  • : to join together

  • : to join (two or more people or things) together

Full Definition of conjoin

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to join together (as separate entities) for a common purpose

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to join together for a common purpose

Examples of conjoin

  1. The two rivers eventually conjoin.

  2. their attempts to conjoin two very different concepts



Origin of conjoin

Middle English, from Anglo-French conjoindre, from Latin conjungere, from com- + jungere to join — more at yoke


First Known Use: 14th century




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