enjoin to (do something)

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enjoin to (do something)

To order someone to do something, often legally. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enjoin" and "to." The judge enjoined me to pay reparations to the people I'd wronged.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

enjoin someone to do something

to order someone to do something. We sought to enjoin her to remain in office. Sally wants to enjoin the committee to finish its work on time.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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O my precious church, remember your Lord who enjoined you to love and serve one and other in humility and truth as Christ serves and loves each of us, unworthy as we are.