- (transitive) To join together; to unite; to combine.
- 2022 January 25, Eric Reinhardt, “How Joe Biden Launched a New Prison Boom”, in Slate:
- During an ongoing pandemic conjoined with an intensifying operational crisis inside U.S. prisons, mass clemency should be the first step of many toward a decarceral agenda that could still––if he’s bold enough to seize the opportunity––define Biden’s presidency.
- They are representatives that will loosely conjoin a nation.
- (transitive) To marry.
- I will conjoin you in holy matrimony.
- (transitive, grammar) To join as coordinate elements, often with a coordinating conjunction, such as coordinate clauses.
- (transitive, mathematics) To combine two sets, conditions, or expressions by a logical AND; to intersect.
- (intransitive) To unite, to join, to league.
- c. 1587–1588, [Christopher Marlowe], Tamburlaine the Great. […] The First Part […], part 1, 2nd edition, London: […] [R. Robinson for] Richard Iones, […], published 1592, OCLC 932920499; reprinted as Tamburlaine the Great (A Scolar Press Facsimile), Menston, Yorkshire; London: Scolar Press, 1973, →ISBN, Act II, scene i:
- Our armie will be forty thouſand ſtrong,
When Tamburlain and braue Theridamas
Haue met vs by the riuer Araris:
And all conioin’d to meete the witleſſe King,
That now is marching neere to Parthia.
- 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 2, ch. XVI, St. Edmund
- And the Body of one Dead; — a temple where the Hero-soul once was and now is not: Oh, all mystery, all pity, all mute awe and wonder; Supernaturalism brought home to the very dullest; Eternity laid open, and the nether Darkness and the upper Light-Kingdoms; — do conjoin there, or exist nowhere!
- (to come together): affix, attach, join, put together; see also Thesaurus:join
- (to marry): bewed, wed; see also Thesaurus:marry
to join together