Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Joined together; combined: "social order and prosperity, the conjoint aims of government” ( John K. Fairbank).
  • adj. Of, consisting of, or involving two or more combined or associated entities; joint.

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  • adj. joined together; combined; joint

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. United; connected; associated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • United; connected; associated; joined together; conjunct.
  • n. In. law, a person connected with another in a joint interest or obligation, as a spouse or a co-tenant.

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  • adj. consisting of two or more associated entities

Etymologies

Middle English, from Old French, past participle of conjoindre, to conjoin; see conjoin.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Two subsumptively unified states will have what they call a conjoint phenomenology: a phenomenology of having both states at once that subsumes the phenomenology of the individual states:

    The Unity of Consciousness

  • This process by which utilities are simultaneously assigned within classes and in total so as to satisfy an additivity property has become known as conjoint measurement.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • These early forays into so-called conjoint therapy were inspired in part by psychiatrist Harry Stack Sullivan, the one who argued that life is a series of “security operations” to fend off anxiety.

    THE HUSBANDS AND WIVES CLUB

  • This is curiously illustrated by what may be termed a conjoint epistle addressed to Professor Janet by Madame B. and her secondary self, Léonie II.

    Real Ghost Stories

  • The majority report recommended the adoption of what is known as the conjoint scheme.

    Science & Education

  • Listen to the word "conjoint" in the following sentence: Je vous presente mon conjoint.

    Jean-Marc

  • This, dear reader, is my mud-faced conjoint* and that curious behavior of his, in a clamshell, is the difference between him and me; the difference, I now realize, between really living life and poetically lusting after it from the boardwalk above.

    Jean-Marc

  • Read on, in today's story column, just after the word for the day: conjoint (kon-zhwan) noun, masculine

    Jean-Marc

  • Instead he decided to use the well-known marketing research technique of conjoint analysis, a practice developed at Wharton by marketing professor Paul Green.

    When Lower Prices Equal Higher Profits

  • In conjoint analysis, customers are offered a menu of plans with varying features in order to determine which features are most influential in their purchasing decisions.

    When Lower Prices Equal Higher Profits

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