Type your word below and click
What-does.net is your comprehensive online definition dictionary. If you are not sure how to define Enjoin, our website can provide you with the appropriate definition. On this page, you can find what is Enjoin.

Enjoin meaning

enjoin - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; " I said to him to go home"; " She ordered him to do the shopping"; " The mother told the child to get dressed"
  2. 2. To lay upon, as an order or command; to give an injunction to; to direct with authority; to order; to charge.
  3. 3. To prohibit or restrain by a judicial order or decree; to put an injunction on.
  4. 4. To join or unite.
  5. 5. To command; charge.

enjoin - examples of usage

  1. He said, If I enjoin you to pray, you cannot say your paternoster.
  2. Enjoin a young poet to write verses on any subject, and after he has finished his exercise, show him how Shakspeare, Dryden, and Pope, have treated the same subject.
  3. As he came out she raised a finger to her lips to enjoin silence, and led him down the corridor.
Filter by letter: