conjoints, marriage partners, especially as joint owners of property.
- con·joint·ly, adverb
- con·joint·ness, noun
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How to use conjoint in a sentence
The conjoint movement of the leaders toward the Indian bivouac was a signal for their followers to mingle and exchange greetings.Overland | John William De Forest
Two or three of them have most excellent voices; and the conjoint efforts of the body are in many respects capital.Our Churches and Chapels | Atticus
On the other hand Irish has developed a peculiar system of absolute and conjoint inflection with different sets of endings.
The Epistles are full of cordial tributes to the conjoint pleasures of literature and friendship.Keats | Sidney Colvin
The surface of the soil thus held in conjoint ownership was hard and carefully swept, but intersected by open drains.The Country Doctor | Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for conjoint
united, joint, or associated
- conjointly, adverb
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