[ 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
Related formscon·join·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for conjoiner
/ (kənˈdʒɔɪn) /
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 conjoiner
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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