Definition of Adjoin in English :

Define Adjoin in English

Adjoin meaning in English

Meaning of Adjoin in English

Pronunciation of Adjoin in English

Adjoin pronunciation in English

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1. abut, adjoin, border, butt, butt against, butt on, edge, march

lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

Example Sentences:
'Canada adjoins the U.S.'
'England marches with Scotland'

2. adjoin, contact, meet, touch

be in direct physical contact with; make contact

Example Sentences:
'The two buildings touch'
'Their hands touched'
'The wire must not contact the metal cover'
'The surfaces contact at this point'

3. adjoin

attach or add

Example Sentences:
'I adjoin a copy of your my lawyer's letter'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of adjoin
to be next to (an area of land, etc)
2. (transitive; foll by to)
to join; affix or attach

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see synonyms of adjoin
verb transitive
to be next to; be contiguous to
to unite or annex (to a person or thing)
verb intransitive
to be next to each other; be in contact

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see synonyms of adjoin
v. ad·joined, ad·join·ing, ad·joins
1. To be next to; be contiguous to: property that adjoins ours.
2. To attach: "I do adjoin a copy of the letter that I have received" (John Fowles).
To be contiguous.

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