verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for adjoin
Companies tend to create oil palm plantations in large tracts, many of which adjoin neighboring plantations.Our Taste for Cheap Palm Oil Is Killing Chimpanzees|Carrie Arnold|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The ideal plan would be for this room to adjoin the university library like a seminar room.
Another small building must adjoin this, in which are the bellows and the man who works them.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
Wherever possible the playground should adjoin the school building or community house, or both.The Farmer and His Community|Dwight Sanderson
Two or three wretched cottages for laborers, surrounded by mud, adjoin it on the left.
This basket is carried out into the tules that adjoin the lakes, and sunk to the depth of two or three feet.Wigwam and War-path; Or the Royal Chief in Chains|A. B. (Alfred Benjamin) Meacham
British Dictionary definitions for adjoin
Word Origin for adjoin
Word Origin and History for adjoin
c.1300, "unite, ally" from Old French ajoin- stem of ajoindre "join together, unite," from Latin adjungere "fasten on, harness, join to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + jungere "to bind together" (see jugular). Meaning "be contiguous with, be adjacent to" is from late 14c. Related: Adjoined; adjoining.