"adjunct" Definition

  1. a. Conjoined; attending; consequent.
  2. n. Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it.
  3. n. A person joined to another in some duty or service; a colleague; an associate.
  4. n. A word or words added to quality or amplify the force of other words; as, the History of the American Revolution, where the words in italics are the adjunct or adjuncts of "History."
  5. n. A quality or property of the body or the mind, whether natural or acquired; as, color, in the body, judgment in the mind.
  6. n. A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key. [R.] See Attendant keys, under Attendant, a.

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Position in dictionary: 1661 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., n., n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "adjunct": 5
Words that end with "adjunct": 1
Words that contain "adjunct": 5
Next words in dictionary: adjunction, adjunctive, adjunctively, adjunctly, adjuration, adjuratory, adjure, adjured, adjurer, adjuring
Previous words in dictionary: adjument, adjugate, adjudicature, adjudicator, adjudicative, adjudication, adjudicating, adjudicated, adjudicate, adjudgment

English Dictionary Definition of adjunct

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