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 for adjoin
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Adjoin \Ad*join"\, v. t. [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.
     To join or unite to; to lie contiguous to; to be in contact
     with; to attach; to append.
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           Corrections . . . should be, as remarks, adjoined by
           way of note.                             --Watts.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Adjoin \Ad*join"\ ([a^]d*join"), v. i.
     1. To lie or be next, or in contact; to be contiguous; as,
        the houses adjoin.
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              When one man's land adjoins to another's.
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     Note: The construction with to, on, or with is obsolete or
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     2. To join one's self. [Obs.]
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              She lightly unto him adjoined side to side.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 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"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  76 Moby Thesaurus words for "adjoin":
     abut, abut on, add, affix, agglutinate, annex, append, appose,
     attach, be contiguous, be in contact, befringe, bind, border,
     border on, bound, bring near, burden, butt, communicate,
     complicate, conjoin, connect, decorate, edge, encumber, end,
     enframe, frame, fringe, glue on, hem, hitch on, infix, join,
     join with, juxtapose, juxtaposit, lap, lie by, line, list, march,
     marge, margin, marginate, meet, neighbor, ornament, paste on, plus,
     postfix, prefix, purfle, purl, put with, rim, run into,
     saddle with, set off, side, skirt, slap on, stand by, subjoin,
     suffix, superadd, superpose, tack on, tag, tag on, touch, trim,
     unite with, verge, verge upon

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