adjoin

Things that adjoin are next to each other or share a boundary. Two adjoining states are neighbors. The United States adjoins Canada.

Just as the word join suggests togetherness, things that adjoin are together in a specific way. They're adjacent, which means they're butting right up against one other. Two adjoining buildings are connected or next-door neighbors. Two adjoining states share a border. If two rooms adjoin, they are connected by a door or they share a wall. When things adjoin, they have a physical connection.

Definitions of adjoin
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v lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

“Canada adjoins the U.S.”
Synonyms:
abut, border, butt, butt against, butt on, edge, march
Types:
neighbor, neighbour
be located near or adjacent to
Type of:
contact, meet, touch
be in direct physical contact with; make contact

v be in direct physical contact with; make contact

Synonyms:
contact, meet, touch
converge, meet
be adjacent or come together
Types:
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cover, spread over
form a cover over
adhere, cleave, cling, cohere, stick
come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
chafe, fray, fret, rub, scratch
cause friction
attach
be attached; be in contact with
hug
fit closely or tightly
abut, border, butt, butt against, butt on, edge, march
lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
border, environ, ring, skirt, surround
extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
lean against, lean on, rest on
rest on for support
flood
cover with liquid, usually water
bloody
cover with blood
mist, mist over
become covered with mist
glaciate
cover with ice or snow or a glacier
strew
cover; be dispersed over
grass, grass over
cover with grass
mold
fit tightly, follow the contours of
conglutinate
stick together
agglutinate
clump together; as of bacteria, red blood cells, etc.
cake, coat
form a coat over
drown, overwhelm, submerge
cover completely or make imperceptible
leech onto
admire boundlessly and follow around
fringe
decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe
gird, girdle
put a girdle on or around
cloister
surround with a cloister
close in, enclose, inclose, shut in
surround completely
mantle
cover like a mantle
hem in
surround in a restrictive manner
cloak, clothe, drape, robe
cover as if with clothing
neighbor, neighbour
be located near or adjacent to
cloister
surround with a cloister, as of a garden
blanket
form a blanket-like cover (over)
carpet
form a carpet-like cover (over)
smother
form an impenetrable cover over
shroud
form a cover like a shroud

v attach or add

“I adjoin a copy of your my lawyer's letter”
Type of:
add
make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of

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