Definitions

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

  • transitive v. To add at the end; append.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To add something to the end; to append or annex

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To add after something else has been said or written; to ANNEX.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To add at the end of, especially of something said or written; annex; append: as, to subjoin an argument or an illustration.
  • Synonyms To affix, attach.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. add to the end

Etymologies

Obsolete French subjoindre, from Latin subiungere : sub-, sub- + iungere, to join; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • For the purpose of mutual understanding, I give you a copy below of the note which I found, (through my engagement as to sending the monthly parcel to Troston) I was bound to send to Mr Lofft a few days past; and I subjoin a few remarks on the preface which I have this minute read attentively.

    Letter 198

  • With subjoin speech, need to speech experts completeness decode.

    Mini Star | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • The admirers of pure Celtic antiquity, notwithstanding the elegance of the above translation, may be desirous to see a literal version from the original Gaelic, which we therefore subjoin; and have only to add, that the original is deposited with Mr. Jedediah Cleishbotham.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • The air was an ancient Gaelic melody, and the words, which were supposed to be very old, were in the same language; but we subjoin a translation of them, by Secundus Macpherson, Esq. of Glenforgen, which, although submitted to the fetters of English rhythm, we trust will be found nearly as genuine as the version of Ossian by his celebrated namesake.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • So this suggestion I may subjoin, “habent sue fate libelli.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I subjoin the conclusion of my reply in the same journal for October 25th.

    Essays

  • That the case of Mary Jones may speak the more emphatically for itself, I subjoin it, as related by SIR WILLIAM MEREDITH in a speech in Parliament, ‘on Frequent Executions’, made in

    Barnaby Rudge

  • Permit me, however, to subjoin, that well may your father love your mother, as you say he does.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I subjoin a list of the papers or letters I shall enclose.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • But in order to excuse myself from this undertaking, which would, at last, prove only a grammatical enquiry, I shall subjoin the four following reflections, which shall contain all that I intend to say on the present subject.

    An Enquiry into the Principles of Morals

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  • Reading a Henry James novel recently, I noticed that his characters never add a comment to someone else's, but always subjoin instead.

    '"But you must remember Beacon Street," Mrs. Farrinder subjoined.'

    - Henry James, The Bostonians.

    January 15, 2008