Definition of ENJOIN

to ask for (something) earnestly or with authority <police enjoined the community's full cooperation in getting rid of the drug dealers>
Synonyms call (for), claim, clamor (for), command, enjoin, exact, insist (on), press (for), quest, stipulate (for)
to issue orders to (someone) by right of authority <undeterred, the captain enjoined his crew to sail at full speed into the mine-filled harbor>
Synonyms adjure, bid, boss (around), charge, direct, enjoin, instruct, order, tell
Near Antonyms comply (with), follow, keep, observe
Antonyms mind, obey
to order not to do or use or to be done or used <Quakerism enjoins the taking of human life>
Antonyms allow, let, permit, suffer

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