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English verb: adjoin

1. adjoin (contact) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

SamplesCanada adjoins the U.S..
England marches with Scotland.

Synonymsabut, border, butt, butt against, butt on, edge, march

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)adjoin, contact, meet, touch

Narrower (hyponym)neighbor, neighbour

2. adjoin (contact) be in direct physical contact with; make contact

SamplesThe two buildings touch.
Their hands touched.
The wire must not contact the metal cover.
The surfaces contact at this point.

ExamplesOur properties adjoin at this point, His fields adjoin mine at this point

Synonymscontact, meet, touch

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Narrower (hyponym)abut, adhere, adjoin, attach, border, border, butt, butt against, butt on, chafe, cleave, cling, cohere, cover, edge, environ, fray, fret, hug, lean against, lean on, march, rest on, ring, rub, scratch, skirt, spread over, stick, surround

Verb groupconverge, meet

3. adjoin (change) attach or add

SamplesI adjoin a copy of your my lawyer's letter.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)add

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