HyperDic: enjoin

English > 2 senses of the word enjoin:
VERBcommunicationenjoinissue an injunction
communicationenjoin, order, tell, saygive instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
enjoin > pronunciation
Soundsehnjhoy'n; ihnjhoy'n
Rhymesadjoin ... tenderloin: 13 rhymes with oyn...
English > enjoin: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningissue an injunction.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Broaderforbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nixcommand against
Spanishentredecir, ordenar
Nounsinjunction, enjoining, enjoinment(law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity
English > enjoin: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningGive instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey enjoin him to write the letter
Synonymsorder, tell, say
Narrowercall, send forOrder, request, or command to come
command, requiremake someone do something
directcommand with authority
instructGive instructions or directions for some task
prescribe(medicine) order the use of (a treatment, medicine, etc.), usually by written prescription
warnask to go away
Broaderrequestask (a person) to do something
Spanishdecir, declarar, encargar, imponer, indicar, mandar, ordenar, sentenciar
Catalandeclarar, manar, ordenar, sentenciar
Nounsinjunctiona formal command or admonition

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