for a court to order that someone either do some specific act, stop doing something or be prohibited from doing something; to prohibit, forbid or restrain by an injunction The restraining order enjoins unauthorized dealers from selling counterfeit goods near rock concert venues.
- Smith is permanently enjoined from further violating the insider trading ban.
- The defendant was enjoined from dumping toxic waste into the river.
- The plaintiff asked the court to enjoin the defendant from importing and selling the products
- He filed a lawsuit seeking to enjoin the company from merging with its competitor.
- They have united to enjoin the ordinance.
- The community brought an action that sought to enjoin the dumping of hazardous wastes.
- Injunction is the noun related to the verb enjoin. Thus, when a court enjoins some sort of behavior it issues an injunction.