conjoin


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con·join

 (kən-join′)
tr. & intr.v. con·joined, con·join·ing, con·joins
To join or become joined together; unite.

[Middle English conjoinen, from Old French conjoindre, conjoign-, from Latin coniungere : con-, com- + iungere, to join; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]

con·join′er n.

conjoin

(kənˈdʒɔɪn)
vb
to join or become joined
[C14: from Old French conjoindre, from Latin conjungere, from jungere to join]
conˈjoiner n

con•join

(kənˈdʒɔɪn)

v.t., v.i. -joined, -join•ing.
1. to join together; unite; combine; associate.
2. to link linguistic units of the same grammatical rank, as coordinate clauses.
[1325–75; Middle English < Anglo-French, Middle French conjoign-, s. of conjoindre < Latin conjungere. See con-, join]

conjoin


Past participle: conjoined
Gerund: conjoining

Imperative
conjoin
conjoin
Present
I conjoin
you conjoin
he/she/it conjoins
we conjoin
you conjoin
they conjoin
Preterite
I conjoined
you conjoined
he/she/it conjoined
we conjoined
you conjoined
they conjoined
Present Continuous
I am conjoining
you are conjoining
he/she/it is conjoining
we are conjoining
you are conjoining
they are conjoining
Present Perfect
I have conjoined
you have conjoined
he/she/it has conjoined
we have conjoined
you have conjoined
they have conjoined
Past Continuous
I was conjoining
you were conjoining
he/she/it was conjoining
we were conjoining
you were conjoining
they were conjoining
Past Perfect
I had conjoined
you had conjoined
he/she/it had conjoined
we had conjoined
you had conjoined
they had conjoined
Future
I will conjoin
you will conjoin
he/she/it will conjoin
we will conjoin
you will conjoin
they will conjoin
Future Perfect
I will have conjoined
you will have conjoined
he/she/it will have conjoined
we will have conjoined
you will have conjoined
they will have conjoined
Future Continuous
I will be conjoining
you will be conjoining
he/she/it will be conjoining
we will be conjoining
you will be conjoining
they will be conjoining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been conjoining
you have been conjoining
he/she/it has been conjoining
we have been conjoining
you have been conjoining
they have been conjoining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been conjoining
you will have been conjoining
he/she/it will have been conjoining
we will have been conjoining
you will have been conjoining
they will have been conjoining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been conjoining
you had been conjoining
he/she/it had been conjoining
we had been conjoining
you had been conjoining
they had been conjoining
Conditional
I would conjoin
you would conjoin
he/she/it would conjoin
we would conjoin
you would conjoin
they would conjoin
Past Conditional
I would have conjoined
you would have conjoined
he/she/it would have conjoined
we would have conjoined
you would have conjoined
they would have conjoined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.conjoin - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
feather - join tongue and groove, in carpentry
attach - become attached; "The spider's thread attached to the window sill"
cross-link - join by creating covalent bonds (of adjacent chains of a polymer or protein)
anastomose, inosculate - come together or open into each other; "the blood vessels anastomose"
connect, link, link up, tie - connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
copulate, mate, couple, pair - engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring"
yoke - become joined or linked together
engraft, graft, ingraft - cause to grow together parts from different plants; "graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree"
splice - join together so as to form new genetic combinations; "splice genes"
splice - join the ends of; "splice film"
patch, piece - to join or unite the pieces of; "patch the skirt"
solder - join or fuse with solder; "solder these two pipes together"
weld - join together by heating; "weld metal"
quilt - stitch or sew together; "quilt the skirt"
entwine, knit - tie or link together
2.conjoin - take in marriageconjoin - take in marriage      
unite, unify - act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
inmarry - marry within one's own tribe or group; "The inhabitants of this isolated village tend to inmarry"
mismarry - marry an unsuitable partner
marry, splice, wed, tie - perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on Saturday"; "We were wed the following week"; "The couple got spliced on Hawaii"
wive - marry a woman, take a wife
wive - take (someone) as a wife
intermarry - marry within the same ethnic, social, or family group
remarry - marry, not for the first time; "After her divorce, she remarried her high school sweetheart"

conjoin

verb
1. To bring or come together into a united whole:
2. To unite or be united in a relationship:
Translations

conjoin

[kənˈdʒɔɪn] (frm)
A. VTaunar, unir
B. VIaunarse, unirse

conjoin

[kənˈdʒɔɪn] (formal)
vtlierconjoined twin [kənˌdʒɔɪndˈtwɪn] nenfant m/f siamois(e)

conjoin

vt (form)verbinden
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But if the force of custom simple and separate, be great, the force of custom copulate and conjoined and collegiate, is far greater.
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