adjunct NOUN 1) an additional and supplementary part. 2) Grammar a word or phrase in a sentence other than the verb or predicate.
ADJECTIVE connected in an auxiliary way.
DERIVATIVES adjunctive adjective.
ORIGIN from Latin adjungere 'adjoin' .

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  • Adjunctive — Ad*junc tive, a. [L. adjunctivus, fr. adjungere. See {Adjunct}.] Joining; having the quality of joining; forming an adjunct. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adjunctive — Ad*junc tive, n. One who, or that which, is joined. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • adjunctive — connected connected adj. 1. p. p. of {connect}. [Narrower terms: {abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering(prenominal), conterminous, coterminous, contiguous}] [Narrower terms: {adjunctive}] [Narrower terms: {affined}] [Narrower terms:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • adjunctive — adjunctively, adv. /euh jungk tiv/, adj. forming an adjunct. [1745 55; ADJUNCT + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

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