Enjoin

Definition of Enjoin

En`join´
v. t.1.To lay upon, as an order or command; to give an injunction to; to direct with authority; to order; to charge.
[imp. & p. p. Enjoined ; p. pr. & vb. n. Enjoining.]
High matter thou enjoin'st me.
- Milton.
I am enjoined by oath to observe three things.
- Shak.
2.(Law) To prohibit or restrain by a judicial order or decree; to put an injunction on.
This is a suit to enjoin the defendants from disturbing the plaintiffs.
- Kent.
1.To join or unite.

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