adjunct

Definitions:

  • Something attached to another in a dependent or subordinate position. <i>synonym</i>: <strong> attachment</strong>.
  • A person associated with another in a subordinate or auxiliary capacity.
  • A clause or phrase added to a sentence that, while not essential to the sentence's structure, amplifies its meaning, such as <em>for several hours</em> in <em>We waited for several hours.</em>
  • A nonessential attribute of a thing.
  • Added or connected in a subordinate or auxiliary capacity.
  • Attached to a faculty or staff in a temporary or auxiliary capacity.
  • United with another (generally in a subordinate capacity) in office or in action of any kind: as, an <em>adjunct</em> professor. Added to or conjoined with, as a consequence; attending; accompanying.
  • Something added to another, but not essentially a part of it.
  • A person joined to another in some duty or service; an assistant or subordinate colleague.
  • In <em>metaphysics</em>, any quality of a thing not pertaining to its essence.
  • In <em>grammar</em>, a word or a number of words added to define, limit, or qualify the force of another word or other words; a word or phrase having value in a sentence only as dependent on another member of the sentence, as an adjective, an adverb, the words of a dependent clause, etc.
  • In <em>music</em>, a scale or key closely related to another; a relative scale or key.
  • Conjoined; attending; consequent.
  • short notes between those essential to the harmony; auxiliary notes; passing notes.
  • Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it.
  • A person joined to another in some duty or service; a colleague; an associate.
  • A word or words added to quality or amplify the force of other words.”
  • A quality or property of the body or the mind, whether natural or acquired.
  • A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key. [R.] See Attendant keys, under <er>Attendant</er>, a.
  • An <xref>appendage</xref>; something <xref>attached</xref> to something else in a <xref>subordinate</xref> <xref>capacity</xref>.
  • A <xref>person</xref> <xref>associated</xref> with another, usually in a subordinate <xref>position</xref>; a <xref>colleague</xref>.
  • A <xref>dispensable</xref> <xref>phrase</xref> in a <xref>clause</xref> or <xref>sentence</xref> that <xref>amplifies</xref> its meaning, such as "for a while" in "I typed for a while".
  • <xref>Symploce</xref>.
  • A <xref>quality</xref> or <xref>property</xref> of the body or mind, whether natural or acquired, such as colour in the body or judgement in the mind.
  • A <xref>key</xref> or <xref>scale</xref> closely related to another as <xref>principal</xref>; a relative or attendant key.
  • Connected in a <xref>subordinate</xref> function.
  • Added to a <xref>faculty</xref> or staff in a <xref>secondary</xref> position.
  • of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
  • furnishing added support
  • 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
  • something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
  • a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another
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