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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.]
to join or become joined
[C14: from Old French conjoindre, from Latin conjungere, from jungere to join]
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.
Past participle: conjoined
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|Verb||1.||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)
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"
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"
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"
|2.||conjoin - take in marriage |
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"