Definitions for: Adjoin


[v] be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point"
[v] lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ad*join", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adjoined; p. pr. & vb.
n. Adjoining.] [OE. ajoinen, OF. ajoindre, F. adjoindre,
fr. L. adjungere; ad + jungere to join. See Join, and cf.
Adjunct.]
To join or unite to; to lie contiguous to; to be in contact
with; to attach; to append.

Corrections . . . should be, as remarks, adjoined by
way of note. --Watts.


Ad*join" ([a^]d*join"), v. i.
1. To lie or be next, or in contact; to be contiguous; as,
the houses adjoin.

When one man's land adjoins to another's.
--Blackstone.

Note: The construction with to, on, or with is obsolete or
obsolescent.

2. To join one's self. [Obs.]

She lightly unto him adjoined side to side.
--Spenser.

Synonyms: contact, meet, touch

See Also: abut, adhere, adjoin, attach, border, butt, butt against, butt on, chafe, cleave, cling, cohere, cover, edge, fray, fret, hug, lean against, lean on, march, neighbor, neighbour, rest on, rub, scratch, skirt, spread over, stick, surround

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