adjoin

[ uh-join ]
/ əˈdʒɔɪn /

verb (used with object)

to be close to or in contact with; abut on: His property adjoins the lake.
to attach or append; affix.

verb (used without object)

to be in connection or contact: the point where the estates adjoin.

Origin of adjoin

1275–1325; Middle English a(d)joinen < Middle French ajoindre. See ad-, join

Related forms

un·ad·joined, adjective

Can be confused

adjoin adjourn
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British Dictionary definitions for adjoined

adjoin

/ (əˈdʒɔɪn) /

verb

to be next to (an area of land, etc)
(tr foll by to) to join; affix or attach

Word Origin for adjoin

C14: via Old French from Latin adjungere, from ad- to + jungere to join
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