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Meaning of "enjoin" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ENJOIN

From Old French enjoindre, from Latin injungere to fasten to, from in-² + jungere to join.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ENJOIN

enjoin  [ɪnˈdʒɔɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENJOIN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Enjoin is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb enjoin in English.

WHAT DOES ENJOIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Injunction

An injunction is an equitable remedy in the form of a court order that requires a party to do or refrain from doing specific acts. A party that fails to comply with an injunction faces criminal or civil penalties, including possible monetary sanctions and even imprisonment.

Definition of enjoin in the English dictionary

The first definition of enjoin in the dictionary is to order to do ; urge strongly; command. Other definition of enjoin is to impose or prescribe. Enjoin is also to require to do or refrain from doing, esp by issuing an injunction.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ENJOIN

PRESENT

Present
I enjoin
you enjoin
he/she/it enjoins
we enjoin
you enjoin
they enjoin
Present continuous
I am enjoining
you are enjoining
he/she/it is enjoining
we are enjoining
you are enjoining
they are enjoining
Present perfect
I have enjoined
you have enjoined
he/she/it has enjoined
we have enjoined
you have enjoined
they have enjoined
Present perfect continuous
I have been enjoining
you have been enjoining
he/she/it has been enjoining
we have been enjoining
you have been enjoining
they have been enjoining
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I enjoined
you enjoined
he/she/it enjoined
we enjoined
you enjoined
they enjoined
Past continuous
I was enjoining
you were enjoining
he/she/it was enjoining
we were enjoining
you were enjoining
they were enjoining
Past perfect
I had enjoined
you had enjoined
he/she/it had enjoined
we had enjoined
you had enjoined
they had enjoined
Past perfect continuous
I had been enjoining
you had been enjoining
he/she/it had been enjoining
we had been enjoining
you had been enjoining
they had been enjoining
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will enjoin
you will enjoin
he/she/it will enjoin
we will enjoin
you will enjoin
they will enjoin
Future continuous
I will be enjoining
you will be enjoining
he/she/it will be enjoining
we will be enjoining
you will be enjoining
they will be enjoining
Future perfect
I will have enjoined
you will have enjoined
he/she/it will have enjoined
we will have enjoined
you will have enjoined
they will have enjoined
Future perfect continuous
I will have been enjoining
you will have been enjoining
he/she/it will have been enjoining
we will have been enjoining
you will have been enjoining
they will have been enjoining
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would enjoin
you would enjoin
he/she/it would enjoin
we would enjoin
you would enjoin
they would enjoin
Conditional continuous
I would be enjoining
you would be enjoining
he/she/it would be enjoining
we would be enjoining
you would be enjoining
they would be enjoining
Conditional perfect
I would have enjoin
you would have enjoin
he/she/it would have enjoin
we would have enjoin
you would have enjoin
they would have enjoin
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been enjoining
you would have been enjoining
he/she/it would have been enjoining
we would have been enjoining
you would have been enjoining
they would have been enjoining
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you enjoin
we let´s enjoin
you enjoin
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to enjoin
Past participle
enjoined
Present Participle
enjoining
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENJOIN


adjoin
əˈdʒɔɪn
Boulogne
bʊˈlɔɪn
Boyne
bɔɪn
coin
kɔɪn
cojoin
ˌkəʊˈdʒɔɪn
conjoin
kənˈdʒɔɪn
disjoin
dɪsˈdʒɔɪn
foin
fɔɪn
Gascoigne
ˈɡæskɔɪn
groin
ɡrɔɪn
interjoin
ˌɪntəˈdʒɔɪn
join
dʒɔɪn
loin
lɔɪn
misjoin
ˌmɪsˈdʒɔɪn
proin
prɔɪn
rejoin
riːˈdʒɔɪn
sirloin
ˈsɜːˌlɔɪn
subjoin
sʌbˈdʒɔɪn
surrejoin
ˌsʌrɪˈdʒɔɪn
tenderloin
ˈtɛndəˌlɔɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENJOIN

enigmatise
enigmatist
enigmatize
enigmatography
enisle
Eniwetok
enjamb
enjambed
enjambement
enjambment
enjoinder
enjoiner
enjoinment
enjoy
enjoy oneself
enjoyable
enjoyableness
enjoyably
enjoyer
enjoyment

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENJOIN

Alboin
allantoin
aloin
benzoin
eloin
fibroin
ganoin
gum benzoin
heroin
hydantoin
isotretinoin
ligroin
phenytoin
pound coin
purloin
quoin
sagoin
sainfoin
the other side of the coin
tretinoin

Synonyms and antonyms of enjoin in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ENJOIN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «enjoin» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of enjoin

Translation of «enjoin» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENJOIN

Find out the translation of enjoin to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of enjoin from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «enjoin» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

prohibir
570 millions of speakers

English

enjoin
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हुक्म देना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يأمر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

велеть
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

intimar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিষেধ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

enjoindre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Serahkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

befehlen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

命じる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

명하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Enjoin
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ra lịnh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கட்டளையிடும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आज्ञा देणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

emretmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ingiungere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nakazują
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

веліти
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

impună
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διατάσσω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

beveel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ålägga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

påby
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of enjoin

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENJOIN»

The term «enjoin» is regularly used and occupies the 80.699 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENJOIN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about enjoin

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENJOIN»

Discover the use of enjoin in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to enjoin and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Stop Foreclosure Now: The Complete Guide to Saving Your Home ...
If you believe that your loan documents are invalid for any reason, you have grounds for filing a lawsuit to enjoin the foreclosure. You should contact a lawyer for assistance in preparing such a lawsuit. (See Chapter 2 for explanations of ...
Lloyd SEGAL, 2008
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A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage
316 enjoin (from) (upon) enjoin (from) (upon). Enjoin has two basic meanings, each the exact opposite of the other. In sense ( 1 ), which is positive in intent, enjoin means to prescribe, to mandate, or to order that something be done. This sense ...
Bryan A. Garner, 2001
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Intellectual Property
A will have no right to enjoin B's use for two reasons. First, since A herself is not using the mark in Florida, A has no right to enjoin B from using it there because B's use will not cause a likelihood of consumer confusion. Second, even if A later  ...
Margreth Barrett, 2008
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Ancient Laws and Institutes of England: Comprising Laws ...
And we enjoin, that every man forego his wife on feasttides and lawful fast-tides. 26. And we enjoin, that priests keep their churches, with all reverence, for divine ministry and for pure service, and for no other things; and that they allow not any  ...
Benjamin Thorpe, 2012
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Ancient laws and institutes of England comprising laws ...
And we enjoin, that every man forego his wife on feast- tides and lawful fast-tides. 26. And we enjoin, that priests keep their churches, with all reverence, for divine ministry and for pure service, and for no other things ; and that they allow not ...
England, Great Britain, Benjamin Thorpe, 1840
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Injunctive Relief: Temporary Restraining Orders and ...
There the plaintiff hospitals sought to enjoin the state of Kansas from increasing the copayment charged to Medicaid patients for inpatient hospital services. The court denied the motion for a preliminary injunction because plaintiffs had not ...
Kirstin Stoll-DeBell, Nancy Dempsey, Bradford Dempsey, 2009
7
Southern Literary Messenger
But General Hamilton, as quoted, proceeds to say — " The people have it in their power to instruct their representatives, and the State Legislatures which appoint their Senators may enjoin it (that is the increase of the representation) also upon  ...
8
Mellinkoff's Dictionary of American Legal Usage
Eisee also, special circumstances. enjoin - injunction enjoin has fallen out of fashion in ordinary English, and good riddance. It is one of those strange “yes” and “no” words: to direct that something be done (“do it”) or to forbid something being ...
David Mellinkoff, 2009
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Laws of Early Iceland: The Codex Regius of Grágás with ...
If no settling day was fixed, then a judgment is to enjoin payment at the legal home of the man who has to pay, in bowshot cordon from the wall41 where there is neither arable nor meadowland and in the direction of the home of the man due to ...
Andrew Dennis, 2000
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Some Account of the Present Greek Church,: With Reflections ...
176. whether his Devotion will, or can be so intense at the last: as it was at the first ; and therefore it is no wonder to me, that these enjoin* d Devotions, soon dwindled into, opus operatum, only doing the meer "Deed, without any application of ...
John Covel, 1722

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENJOIN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term enjoin is used in the context of the following news items.
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Judge hears motions to dismiss lawsuits against BCBE, Robbie Owen
“There is nothing to enjoin right now,” Seale said. “The court is no longer capable of granting declaratory relief at this point.” McPhillips replied ... «Gulf Coast News Today, Jul 15»
2
Commonwealth Court rejects Pittsburgh Post-Gazette case on …
The lawsuit, initially filed in September, sought to enjoin state agencies from following a policy that allowed emails to be deleted at employees' ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»
3
NFL FAQ: Jason Pierre-Paul, CJ Wilson injured in fireworks accidents
... Club will have the right, in addition to any other right which Club may possess, to enjoin Player by appropriate proceedings from … engaging ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
4
Pakistan In Search Of Political Change
Bhutto family continued to enjoin bloody history of political intrigues and killings to maintain the political power. Did the elite or the Nation learn ... «CounterCurrents.org, Jul 15»
5
Camp John Hay firm, investors gain reprieve
... petition filed by CJHDEVCO seeking to enjoin the BCDA from enforcing against the development of the former American recreational facility ... «Manila Standard Today, Jul 15»
6
District Court Denies Preliminary Relief In Reinsurance Dispute …
Plaintiff Excalibur Reinsurance Corporation (“Excalibur”) sought a preliminary injunction in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to enjoin ... «JD Supra, Jul 15»
7
This Day, July 9, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin
... Judge Richard Larremore denied the motion for a permanent injunction sought by Israel J. Solomon in which the plaintiff sought to enjoin the ... «Cleveland Jewish News, Jul 15»
8
Anti-circumvention rules limit reverse engineering
The DMCA rules now contemplate that a copyright owner in technically protected software could enjoin dissemination of research results. «O'Reilly Radar, Jul 15»
9
Gov Wike Focused, Determined To Deliver – Aide
We enjoin Rivers people to give Governor Wike all the necessary support because if we distract him and there are problems, we will all suffer. «Leadership Newspapers, Jul 15»
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Public Records
... $991 for illegal, improper and excessive assessments for years 2014 and 2015 and that the court enjoin the defendants from recommending, ... «Springfield News Sun, Jul 15»

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