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conjoin Explained

conjoin at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1374, from O.Fr. conjoindre, from L. conjungere "to join together," from com- "together" + jungere "join." ///

conjoin at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [I and T] formal [Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: conjoindre, from Latin conjungere, from com- ( COM-) + jungere 'to join']// to join together, or to make things or people do this//

conjoin at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb
[V, VN] (formal) to join together; to join two or more things together

Conjoin at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Conjoin \Con*join\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conjoined}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Conjoining}.] [F. conjoindre, fr. L. conjungere,
-junctum; con- + jungere to join. See {Join}, and cf.
{Conjugate}, {Conjunction}.]
To join together; to unite.

The English army, that divided was Into two parties, is
now conjoined in one. --Shak.

If either of you know any inward impediment why you
should not be conjoined. --Shak.

Let that which he learns next be nearly conjoined with
what he knows already. --Locke.

Conjoin \Con*join"\, v. i.
To unite; to join; to league. --Shak.

conjoin at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

conjoin
v 1: make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
[syn: {join}] [ant: {disjoin}]
2: take in marriage [syn: {marry}, {get married}, {wed}, {hook
up with}, {get hitched with}, {espouse}]

conjoin at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » fro conjoindre, from Latin coniungo, from com- together + iungo join

Verb

Inter: en-ver » b
  • Inter: transitiv » e To join together; to unite; to combine.
    1. : They are representatives that will loosely conjoin a nation.
    2. Inter: transitiv » e To marry.
    3. : I will conjoin you in holy matrimony.
    4. Inter: transitive » grammar To join as coordinate elements, often with a coordinating conjunction, such as coordinate clauses.
    5. Inter: transitive » mathematics To combine two sets, conditions, or expressions by a logical AND; to intersect.
    6. Inter: intransitiv » e To unite, to join, to league.
    7. 1843, Category: w - :Thomas_Carlyle|Thomas Carlyle, Translation: :w » Past and Present (book)|Past and Present, book 2, ch. XVI, St. Edmund
    8. : And the Body of one Dead; — a temple where the Hero-soul once was and now is not: Oh, all mystery, all pity, all mute awe and wonder; Supernaturalism brought home to the very dullest; Eternity laid open, and the nether Darkness and the upper Light-Kingdoms; — do conjoin there, or exist nowhere!

      Derived terms

      * conjoined twin

  • conjoiner
  • conjoint
  • conjointly

    Related terms

    * conjunction
  • conjunctiva
  • conjunctive

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » to join together
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|свързвам|tr=sǎčetávam, Inter: t+ » bg|съединявам|tr=sǎedinjávam
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|forene

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|juntar


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to join marry
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|съчетавам|tr=sǎčetávam


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|forene

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    External links

    * Conjoin @ The Internet Grammar of English
    Translation: et » conjoin
    Translation: el » conjoin
    Translation: ko » conjoin
    Translation: kn » conjoin
    Translation: my » conjoin
    Translation: pl » conjoin
    Translation: te » conjoin
    Translation: tr » conjoin
    Translation: vi » conjoin
    Translation: zh » conjoin