enjoiner

enjoin

[en-join]
verb (used with object)
1.
to prescribe (a course of action) with authority or emphasis: The doctor enjoined a strict diet.
2.
to direct or order to do something: He was enjoined to live more frugally.
3.
Law. to prohibit or restrain by an injunction.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English enjoi(g)nen < Old French enjoindre < Latin injungere to fasten to, bring upon. See in-2, join

enjoiner, noun
enjoinment, noun
reenjoin, verb (used with object)
unenjoined, adjective


2. charge, bid, command, require. 3. proscribe, interdict, ban.
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enjoin (ɪnˈdʒɔɪn)
 
vb
1.  to order (someone) to do (something); urge strongly; command
2.  to impose or prescribe (a condition, mode of behaviour, etc)
3.  law to require (a person) to do or refrain from doing (some act), esp by issuing an injunction
 
[C13: from Old French enjoindre, from Latin injungere to fasten to, from in-² + jungere to join]
 
en'joiner
 
n
 
en'joinment
 
n

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enjoin
early 13c., from O.Fr. enjoindre, from L. injungere "to attack, impose," from in- "on" + jungere "to join" (see jugular). Related: Enjoined.
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