Adjoin



to be close to or in contact with; abut on:
His property adjoins the lake.
to attach or append; affix.
to be in connection or contact:
the point where the estates adjoin.
Contemporary Examples

Companies tend to create oil palm plantations in large tracts, many of which adjoin neighboring plantations.
Our Taste for Cheap Palm Oil Is Killing Chimpanzees Carrie Arnold July 10, 2014

Historical Examples

Two or three wretched cottages for laborers, surrounded by mud, adjoin it on the left.
Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Vol. I (of 2) William Howitt

And what will you do with this damp abode of fogs, which, if I mistake not, must adjoin the dining-hall?
The Emperor, Complete Georg Ebers

Bathrooms, also, should adjoin the kitchen; for in this situation it will not take long to get ready a bath in the country.
Ten Books on Architecture Vitruvius

Nor do the fields and lanes that adjoin the heath lack their distinctive charm.
The Call of the Wildflower Henry S. Salt

Lake Salinas terminates the cluster of lagoons that adjoin the Ventana and Guamini mountains.
In Search of the Castaways Jules Verne

It should adjoin the hennery, and a section of its roof should be movable to allow a change of litter.
Making a Poultry House Mary Roberts Conover

Your cabin and that occupied by Castellan adjoin, I believe?
A Cabinet Secret Guy Boothby

The ideal plan would be for this room to adjoin the university library like a seminar room.
Papers and Proceedings of the Thirty-fourth Annual Meeting of the American Library Association Held at Ottawa, Canada June 26-July 2, 1912 Various

These should adjoin each other for purposes of convenience and of economy in wiring.
Cyclopedia of Telephony and Telegraphy, Vol. 2 Kempster Miller

verb
to be next to (an area of land, etc)
(transitive) foll by to. to join; affix or attach
v.

c.1300, “unite, ally” from Old French ajoin- stem of ajoindre “join together, unite,” from Latin adjungere “fasten on, harness, join to,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + jungere “to bind together” (see jugular). Meaning “be contiguous with, be adjacent to” is from late 14c. Related: Adjoined; adjoining.

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