[kuh n-joind]


joined together, united, or linked.
Numismatics. accolated.

Origin of conjoined

First recorded in 1560–70; conjoin + -ed2
Related formscon·join·ed·ly [kuh n-joi-nid-lee, -joind-lee] /kənˈdʒɔɪ nɪd li, -ˈdʒɔɪnd li/, adverbun·con·joined, adjective


[kuh n-join]

verb (used with or without object)

to join together; unite; combine; associate.
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
Related formscon·join·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for conjoined

Contemporary Examples of conjoined

Historical Examples of conjoined

  • All causes are not conjoined to their usual effects with like uniformity.

  • Imperfect education we do not so much mind when conjoined with character.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • Every attribute is conjoined with Him as life with knowledge, or knowledge with power.

  • That idea, when conjoined with the idea of any object, makes no addition to it.

  • It is, in fact, great waste, especially if conjoined with worry.


    Samuel Smiles

British Dictionary definitions for conjoined



to join or become joined
Derived Formsconjoiner, noun

Word Origin for conjoin

C14: from Old French conjoindre, from Latin conjungere, from jungere to join
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Word Origin and History for conjoined



late 14c., from Old French conjoindre "meet, come together" (12c.), from Latin coniungere "to join together," from com- "together" (see com-) + iungere "join" (see jugular). Related: Conjoined, conjoining.

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