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What does "Adjunct" mean?

Definition

(a.) Conjoined; attending; consequent (n.) A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key. [R.] See Attendant keys, under Attendant, a (n.) A person joined to another in some duty or service; a colleague; an associate (n.) A quality or property of the body or the mind, whether natural or acquired; as, color, in the body, judgment in the mind (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 (n.) Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it


Synonyms ancillary, auxiliary, subordinate, subsidiary, accessory, assistant, adjuvant, supportive, appurtenant, low-level


Word Family adjuncts