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Adjunct vs. Conjunct

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Adjunctnoun

An appendage; something attached to something else in a subordinate capacity.

Conjunctnoun

(logic) Either term of a conjunction.

Adjunctnoun

A person associated with another, usually in a subordinate position; a colleague.

Conjunctnoun

(linguistics) An adjunct that supplements a sentence with information, connecting the sentence with previous parts of the discourse. Not considered to be an essential part of the propositional content.

Adjunctnoun

(brewing) An unmalted grain or grain product that supplements the main mash ingredient.

Conjunctadjective

Conjoined.

‘Set A is conjunct with set B.’;

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Adjunctnoun

A quality or property of the body or mind, whether natural or acquired, such as colour in the body or judgement in the mind.

Conjunctadjective

Acting together; collaborative.

Adjunctnoun

(music) A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key.

Conjunctadjective

United; conjoined; concurrent.

Adjunctnoun

(grammar) A dispensable phrase in a clause or sentence that amplifies its meaning, such as "for a while" in "I typed for a while".

Conjunctadjective

Same as Conjoined.

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Adjunctnoun

A constituent which is both the daughter and the sister of an X-bar.

Conjunctadjective

progressing melodically by intervals of a second;

‘conjunct motion of an ascending scale’;

Adjunctnoun

(rhetoric) Symploce.

Conjunctadjective

bound in close association;

‘conjunct influences’; ‘conjunct ideas’;

Adjunctnoun

(category theory) One of a pair of morphisms which relate to each other through a pair of adjoint functors.

Conjunctadjective

involving the joint activity of two or more;

‘the attack was met by the combined strength of two divisions’; ‘concerted action’; ‘the conjunct influence of fire and strong dring’; ‘the conjunctive focus of political opposition’; ‘a cooperative effort’; ‘a united effort’; ‘joint military activities’;

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Adjunctadjective

Connected in a subordinate function.

Conjunct

In linguistics, the term conjunct has three distinct uses: A conjunct is an adverbial that adds information to the sentence that is not considered part of the propositional content (or at least not essential) but which connects the sentence with previous parts of the discourse. Rare as it may be, conjuncts may also connect to the following parts of the discourse.

Adjunctadjective

Added to a faculty or staff in a secondary position.

Adjunctadjective

Conjoined; attending; consequent.

‘Though that my death were adjunct to my act.’;

Adjunctnoun

Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it.

‘Learning is but an adjunct to our self.’;

Adjunctnoun

A person joined to another in some duty or service; a colleague; an associate.

Adjunctnoun

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."

Adjunctnoun

A quality or property of the body or the mind, whether natural or acquired; as, color, in the body, judgment in the mind.

Adjunctnoun

A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key. [R.] See Attendant keys, under Attendant, a.

Adjunctnoun

something added to another thing but not an essential part of it

Adjunctnoun

a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another

Adjunctnoun

a construction that is part of a sentence but not essential to its meaning and can be omitted without making the sentence ungrammatical

Adjunctadjective

relating to something that is added but is not essential;

‘an ancillary pump’; ‘an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism’; ‘The mind and emotions are auxilliary to each other’;

Adjunctadjective

of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another

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