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1 to be adjacent to
  • the bedroom of their apartment adjoins their neighbor's living room

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2 to join (something) to a mass, quantity, or number so as to bring about an overall increase
  • after the dictionary writer's talk, the principal adjoined a few remarks about her own love of words

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The first known use of adjoin was in the 14th century

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“Adjoin.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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