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ad·join

 (ə-join′)
v. ad·joined, ad·join·ing, ad·joins
v.tr.
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).
v.intr.
To be contiguous.

[Middle English ajoinen, from Old French ajoindre, ajoin-, from Latin adiungere, to join to : ad-, ad- + iungere, to join; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]

adjoin

(əˈdʒɔɪn)
vb
1. to be next to (an area of land, etc)
2. (foll by: to) to join; affix or attach
[C14: via Old French from Latin adjungere, from ad- to + jungere to join]

ad•join

(əˈdʒɔɪn)

v.t.
1. to be close to or in contact with; abut.
2. to attach or append; affix.
v.i.
3. to be in connection or contact.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French ajoindre. See ad-, join]

adjoin


Past participle: adjoined
Gerund: adjoining

Imperative
adjoin
adjoin
Present
I adjoin
you adjoin
he/she/it adjoins
we adjoin
you adjoin
they adjoin
Preterite
I adjoined
you adjoined
he/she/it adjoined
we adjoined
you adjoined
they adjoined
Present Continuous
I am adjoining
you are adjoining
he/she/it is adjoining
we are adjoining
you are adjoining
they are adjoining
Present Perfect
I have adjoined
you have adjoined
he/she/it has adjoined
we have adjoined
you have adjoined
they have adjoined
Past Continuous
I was adjoining
you were adjoining
he/she/it was adjoining
we were adjoining
you were adjoining
they were adjoining
Past Perfect
I had adjoined
you had adjoined
he/she/it had adjoined
we had adjoined
you had adjoined
they had adjoined
Future
I will adjoin
you will adjoin
he/she/it will adjoin
we will adjoin
you will adjoin
they will adjoin
Future Perfect
I will have adjoined
you will have adjoined
he/she/it will have adjoined
we will have adjoined
you will have adjoined
they will have adjoined
Future Continuous
I will be adjoining
you will be adjoining
he/she/it will be adjoining
we will be adjoining
you will be adjoining
they will be adjoining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been adjoining
you have been adjoining
he/she/it has been adjoining
we have been adjoining
you have been adjoining
they have been adjoining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been adjoining
you will have been adjoining
he/she/it will have been adjoining
we will have been adjoining
you will have been adjoining
they will have been adjoining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been adjoining
you had been adjoining
he/she/it had been adjoining
we had been adjoining
you had been adjoining
they had been adjoining
Conditional
I would adjoin
you would adjoin
he/she/it would adjoin
we would adjoin
you would adjoin
they would adjoin
Past Conditional
I would have adjoined
you would have adjoined
he/she/it would have adjoined
we would have adjoined
you would have adjoined
they would have adjoined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.adjoin - lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
adjoin, contact, touch, meet - 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"
neighbor, neighbour - be located near or adjacent to; "Pakistan neighbors India"
2.adjoin - be in direct physical contact withadjoin - 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"
spread over, cover - form a cover over; "The grass covered the grave"
cling, cohere, adhere, cleave, stick - come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
scratch, fray, rub, chafe, fret - cause friction; "my sweater scratches"
attach - be attached; be in contact with
hug - fit closely or tightly; "The dress hugged her hips"
butt, butt against, butt on, abut, adjoin, edge, border, march - lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
border, environ, surround, skirt, ring - extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"
lean against, lean on, rest on - rest on for support; "you can lean on me if you get tired"
converge, meet - be adjacent or come together; "The lines converge at this point"
3.adjoin - attach or addadjoin - attach or add; "I adjoin a copy of your my lawyer's letter"
add - make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"

adjoin

verb connect with or to, join, neighbour (on), link with, attach to, combine with, couple with, communicate with, touch on, border on, annex, approximate, unite with, verge on, impinge on, append, affix to, interconnect with Fields adjoined the garden and there were no neighbours.

adjoin

verb
To be contiguous or next to:
Translations
يُجَاوِر
sousedit
ligge ved siden af
liggja aî/saman, tengjast
būti gretaribotis
atrasties blakusrobežoties
susediť
bitişik olmak

adjoin

[əˈdʒɔɪn]
A. VTestar contiguo a, lindar con, colindar con
B. VIestar contiguo, colindar

adjoin

[əˈdʒɔɪn] vtjouxter

adjoin

vtgrenzen an (+acc)
vinebeneinanderliegen, aneinandergrenzen

adjoin

[əˈdʒɔɪn] vtessere contiguo/a a or attiguo/a a
the room adjoining mine → la stanza accanto alla mia

adjoin

(əˈdʒoin) verb
to be next to or joined to. His house adjoins the hotel.

adjoin

vt. juntar, asociar, unir.
References in classic literature ?
It was when Ned came back to his room, which adjoined Tom's, that the young treasurer gave his chum the news.
A breakfast-room adjoined the drawing-room, I slipped in there.
My father had left a small collection of books in a little room upstairs, to which I had access (for it adjoined my own) and which nobody else in our house ever troubled.
Joe's forge adjoined our house, which was a wooden house, as many of the dwellings in our country were - most of them, at that time.
This act of pious charity performed, Cedric again motioned them to follow him, gliding over the stone floor with a noiseless tread; and, after ascending a few steps, opened with great caution the door of a small oratory, which adjoined to the chapel.
About this time du Bousquier returned to his wife the capital of her savings which she had yielded to him; and he made her use it in purchasing lands contiguous to Prebaudet, which made that domain one of the most considerable in the department, for the estates of the Abbe de Sponde also adjoined it.
To the south it adjoined another house, but standing in so large a garden as to be well out of cry; on all other sides, open fields stretched upward to the woods of Corstorphine Hill, or backward to the dells of Ravelston, or downward toward the valley of the Leith.
As he had now arrived at the door of his own house, which adjoined the Palais de Justice, he entered, after having, coldly saluted the shipowner, who stood, as if petrified, on the spot where Villefort had left him.
Porthos had, in fact, been involved in a dispute with the Bishop of Noyon in regard to the Pierrefonds property, which adjoined his own, and weary at length of a legal controversy which was beyond his comprehension, he put an end to it by purchasing Pierrefonds and added that name to his others.
I turned to thank my preserver, whose table adjoined mine.
Such was the information of the first five minutes; the second unfolded thus much in detail -- that they had driven directly to the York Hotel, ate some soup, and bespoke an early dinner, walked down to the pump-room, tasted the water, and laid out some shillings in purses and spars; thence adjoined to eat ice at a pastry-cook's, and hurrying back to the hotel, swallowed their dinner in haste, to prevent being in the dark; and then had a delightful drive back, only the moon was not up, and it rained a little, and Mr.
At last, however, on the repeated positive assurance that he really was Prince Muishkin, and must absolutely see the general on business, the bewildered domestic showed him into a little ante-chamber leading to a waiting-room that adjoined the general's study, there handing him over to another servant, whose duty it was to be in this ante-chamber all the morning, and announce visitors to the general.