[ kuhn-join ]
See synonyms for: conjoinconjoinedconjoining on

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 of conjoin

1325–75; Middle English conjoigenn<Anglo-French, Middle French conjoign- (stem of conjoindre) <Latin conjungere.See con-, join

Other words from conjoin

  • con·join·er, noun

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How to use conjoin in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for conjoin


/ (kənˈdʒɔɪn) /

  1. to join or become joined

Origin of conjoin

C14: from Old French conjoindre, from Latin conjungere, from jungere to join

Derived forms of conjoin

  • conjoiner, noun

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