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Meaning of conjoin by Wiktionary Dictionary



    From Old French conjoindre, from Latin coniungo, from com- together + iungo join


    conjoin ( third-person singular simple present conjoins present participle conjoining, simple past and past participle conjoined )

    1. ( transitive ) To join together; to unite; to combine .
      They are representatives that will loosely conjoin a nation .
    2. ( transitive ) To marry .
      I will conjoin you in holy matrimony .
    3. ( transitive, grammar ) To join as coordinate elements, often with a coordinating conjunction, such as coordinate clauses .
    4. ( transitive, mathematics ) To combine two sets, conditions, or expressions by a logical AND; to intersect .
    5. ( intransitive ) To unite, to join, to league.

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    • Conjoin @ The Internet Grammar of English

Explanation of conjoin by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. make contact or come together

    2. take in marriage

    Definition of conjoin by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Conjoin 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.

    2. Conjoin, v. i. To unite; to join; to league. Shak.