To enjoin silence on a class.
The judge enjoined the merger of the firms. The court enjoined the company from merging with its competitor.
The company was enjoined from using false advertising.
When the court issues an injunction stopping you from revealing trade secrets, this is an example of a time when the court enjoins.
Origin of enjoin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French enjoindre (“to join with”), from Latin iniungo (“to attach”), a compound of in- (“into” “upon”) and iungo.