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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-join]
    • /əˈdʒɔɪn/
    • /əˈdʒɔɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-join]
    • /əˈdʒɔɪn/

Definitions of adjoined word

  • verb with object adjoined to be close to or in contact with; abut on: His property adjoins the lake. 1
  • verb with object adjoined to attach or append; affix. 1
  • verb without object adjoined to be in connection or contact: the point where the estates adjoin. 1
  • noun adjoined Simple past tense and past participle of adjoin. 1

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Origin of adjoined

First appearance:

before 1275
One of the 13% oldest English words
1275-1325; Middle English a(d)joinen < Middle French ajoindre. See ad-, join

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Parts of speech for Adjoined


adjoined popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

adjoined usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for adjoined

verb adjoined

  • connected — If one thing is connected with another, there is a link or relationship between them.
  • attached — If you are attached to someone or something, you like them very much.
  • affixed — to fasten, join, or attach (usually followed by to): to affix stamps to a letter.
  • border — The border between two countries or regions is the dividing line between them. Sometimes the border also refers to the land close to this line.
  • abutted — to be adjacent; touch or join at the edge or border (often followed by on, upon, or against): This piece of land abuts on a street.

Antonyms for adjoined

verb adjoined

  • disconnected — disjointed; broken.
  • divided — separated; separate.
  • separated — to keep apart or divide, as by an intervening barrier or space: to separate two fields by a fence.
  • detached — Someone who is detached is not personally involved in something or has no emotional interest in it.
  • disjoined — separated; disunited.

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