Definition of conjoin in English:

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conjoin

Pronunciation: /kənˈdʒɔɪn/

verb

[with object] formal
Join; combine: an approach which conjoins theory and method
More example sentences
  • As such, it is the critical aspect of making art, the linchpin that unites theory with practice and conjoins the intellect and the hand.
  • As I have said, although they were subject of separate extradition requests, the committal hearing was conjoined or consolidated.
  • Several adjacent farms would be conjoined, and amalgamated for profit, by outside investors at the expense of sitting tenants.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French conjoindre, from Latin conjungere, from con- 'together' + jungere 'to join'.

Words that rhyme with conjoin

adjoin, Boulogne, coign, coin, Des Moines, Dordogne, enjoin, groin, groyne, join, loin, purloin, quoin, subjoin

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