Definition of enjoin :
1. To join or unite.
2. To lay upon, as an order or command; to give an injunction to; to direct with authority; to order; to charge.
3. To prohibit or restrain by a judicial order or decree; to put an injunction on.
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caution (part of speech: verb)
order (part of speech: verb)
- My Persian colleagues are already making signs to me, to enjoin silence on you." - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- It was from the general manager of the railroad, saying to report at his office at once and bring all the engine runners with me, and to enjoin absolute secrecy on the part of the men. - "Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew", Robert McReynolds.
- The two together would enjoin annual elections, and would rule their members unflinchingly. - "The English Constitution", Walter Bagehot.