Adjoin Definition

adjoined, adjoining, adjoins
adjoined, adjoining, adjoins
To be next to; be contiguous to.
Webster's New World
To be next to each other; be in contact.
Webster's New World
To attach.
American Heritage
To unite or annex (to a person or thing)
Webster's New World
To be contiguous.
American Heritage

Origin of Adjoin

  • Middle English ajoinen from Old French ajoindre ajoin- from Latin adiungere to join to ad- ad- iungere to join yeug- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman adjoindre, from Latin adiungō.

    From Wiktionary

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