- joined together; united; combined; associated.
- pertaining to or formed by two or more in combination; joint.
- conjoints, marriage partners, especially as joint owners of property.
Origin of conjoint
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Examples from the Web for conjoint
He will most often succeed in accommodating his sentiments to those of his conjoint.The Sexual Question
It would be nothing, but for the conjoint circumstance of the shot through the skirt.The Death Shot
But there had been, he thought, an impudence in the conjoint attack which it was his duty to punish.The Prime Minister
A conjoint Faculty of Medicine and Surgery was founded in 1423.The Story of London
Henry B. Wheatley
And in the conjoint position "yous guys" is separated from "you liar."The American Language
Henry L. Mencken
- united, joint, or associated
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Word Origin and History for conjoint
late 14c., from Middle French conjoint, past participle of conjoindre (see conjoin). Related: Conjointly (early 14c.).
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