Definition of adjoin in English:


Syllabification: ad·join
Pronunciation: /əˈjoin


[with object]
Be next to and joined with (a building, room, or piece of land): the dining room adjoins a small library
More example sentences
  • I walked through the briefing room, which adjoined his office.
  • He presumed they exited through the conference room which adjoined his office and went down the stairwell.
  • An archway leads through to the interconnecting conservatory which adjoins the dining room and has rear garden access.
be next to, be adjacent to, border (on), abut, be contiguous with, communicate with, extend to;
join, conjoin, connect with, touch, meet
connecting, connected, interconnecting, adjacent, ensuite, neighboring, bordering, next-door;
contiguous, proximate;
attached, touching


Middle English: from Old French ajoindre, from Latin adjungere, from ad- 'to' + jungere 'to join'.

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