conjoin

[ kuh n-join ]
/ kənˈdʒɔɪn /

verb (used with or without object)

to join together; unite; combine; associate.
Grammar. to join as coordinate elements, especially as coordinate clauses.

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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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British Dictionary definitions for conjoin

conjoin
/ (kənˈdʒɔɪn) /

verb

to join or become joined

Derived forms of conjoin

conjoiner, noun

Word Origin for conjoin

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