[kuh n-joint]


joined together; united; combined; associated.
pertaining to or formed by two or more in combination; joint.


conjoints, marriage partners, especially as joint owners of property.

Nearby words

  1. conjoin,
  2. conjoined,
  3. conjoined anastomosis,
  4. conjoined twin,
  5. conjoined twins,
  6. conjointly,
  7. conjugal,
  8. conjugal rights,
  9. conjugant,
  10. conjugata

Origin of conjoint

1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin conjunctus (past participle of conjungere). See con-, joint

Related formscon·joint·ly, adverbcon·joint·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for conjoint



united, joint, or associated
Derived Formsconjointly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for conjoint



late 14c., from Middle French conjoint, past participle of conjoindre (see conjoin). Related: Conjointly (early 14c.).

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