Associations to the word «Adjunct»


ADJUNCT, noun. An appendage; something attached to something else in a subordinate capacity.
ADJUNCT, noun. A person associated with another, usually in a subordinate position; a colleague.
ADJUNCT, noun. (grammar) A dispensable phrase in a clause or sentence that amplifies its meaning, such as "for a while" in "I typed for a while".
ADJUNCT, noun. (rhetoric) Symploce.
ADJUNCT, noun. (dated) (metaphysics) A quality or property of the body or mind, whether natural or acquired, such as colour in the body or judgement in the mind.
ADJUNCT, noun. (music) A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key.
ADJUNCT, noun. (syntax) (X-bar theory) A constituent which is both the daughter and the sister of an X-bar.
ADJUNCT, adjective. Connected in a subordinate function.
ADJUNCT, adjective. Added to a faculty or staff in a secondary position.
ADJUNCT TREATMENT, noun. (Medicine) An additional treatment (e.g., a drug or procedure) used for increasing the efficacy or safety of a primary treatment.
ADJUNCT TREATMENTS, noun. Plural of adjunct treatment

Dictionary definition

ADJUNCT, noun. Something added to another thing but not an essential part of it.
ADJUNCT, noun. A person who is an assistant or subordinate to another.
ADJUNCT, noun. A construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence.
ADJUNCT, adjective. Furnishing added support; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other".
ADJUNCT, adjective. Of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another.

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.