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conjoined

[kuh n-joind] /kənˈdʒɔɪnd/
adjective
1.
joined together, united, or linked.
2.
Numismatics. accolated.
Origin of conjoined
1560-1570
First recorded in 1560-70; conjoin + -ed2
Related forms
conjoinedly
[kuh n-joi-nid-lee, -joind-lee] /kənˈdʒɔɪ nɪd li, -ˈdʒɔɪnd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
unconjoined, adjective

conjoin

[kuh n-join] /kənˈdʒɔɪn/
verb (used with or without object)
1.
to join together; unite; combine; associate.
2.
Grammar. to join as coordinate elements, especially as coordinate clauses.
Origin
1325-75; Middle English conjoigenn < Anglo-French, Middle French conjoign- (stem of conjoindre) < Latin conjungere. See con-, join
Related forms
conjoiner, noun
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  • All causes are not conjoined to their usual effects with like uniformity.

  • Imperfect education we do not so much mind when conjoined with character.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • Every attribute is conjoined with Him as life with knowledge, or knowledge with power.

    The Faith of Islam Edward Sell
  • That idea, when conjoined with the idea of any object, makes no addition to it.

  • It is, in fact, great waste, especially if conjoined with worry.

    Character Samuel Smiles
  • What is not required of all individually, may not be conjoined to form one demand on all.

  • The two are so conjoined that a knowedge of one cannot but bring with it some truth concerning the other.

    Dawn Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
British Dictionary definitions for conjoined

conjoin

/kənˈdʒɔɪn/
verb
1.
to join or become joined
Derived Forms
conjoiner, noun
Word Origin
C14: from Old French conjoindre, from Latin conjungere, from jungere to join
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Word Origin and History for conjoined

conjoin

v.

late 14c., from Old French conjoindre "meet, come together" (12c.), from Latin coniungere "to join together," from com- "together" (see com-) + iungere "join" (see jugular). Related: Conjoined, conjoining.

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