adjoin-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: lie adjacent to

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[theme] ADJOIN NP2[theme]

Post-Soviet Russia adjoins a number of independent states.
China adjoins the South Asian region
The tables adjoin the barrels of local whiskey.

VerbNet: contiguous_location-47.8-1
FrameNet: Locative_relation
PropBank: adjoin.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: to attach

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent] ADJOIN NP2[patient]

He adjoins one side of one tile to another.
He adjoined the constraint violation to the cost.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3