adjoins

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Adjoin \Ad*join"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Adjoined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjoining}.] [OE. ajoinen, OF. ajoindre, F. adjoindre, fr. L. adjungere; ad + jungere to join. See {Join}, and cf. {Adjunct}.] To join or unite to; to lie contiguous to; to be in contact with; to attach; to append.

Corrections . . . should be, as remarks, adjoined by way of note. --Watts.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Adjoin \Ad*join"\ ([a^]d*join"), verb (used without an object)

1. To lie or be next, or in contact; to be contiguous; as, the houses adjoin.

When one man's land adjoins to another's. --Blackstone.

Note: The construction with to, on, or with is obsolete or obsolescent.

2. To join one's self. [Obs.]

She lightly unto him adjoined side to side. --Spenser.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

adjoin

verb

1: lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland" [syn: {border}, {adjoin}, {edge}, {abut}, {march}, {butt}, {butt against}, {butt on}]

2: be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point" [syn: {touch}, {adjoin}, {meet}, {contact}]

3: attach or add; "I adjoin a copy of your my lawyer's letter"


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