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

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao Tzu