Definition of Adjunctive

1. Adjective. Joining; forming an adjunct.

Similar to: Connected
Derivative terms: Adjoin



Definition of Adjunctive

1. a. Joining; having the quality of joining; forming an adjunct.

2. n. One who, or that which, is joined.

Definition of Adjunctive

1. Adjective. forming an adjunct ¹

2. Adjective. additional; neither basic nor primary: "adjunctive therapy" ¹

3. Adjective. (logic) the property of two operations x and y, such that ax(ayb) = a, and ay(axb) = a ¹

4. Noun. (grammar) a connector joining two components of the same weight, such as a coordinating conjunction ¹

5. Noun. (context: manufacturing) a substance added as a supplement; often in the phrase "additives and adjunctives." ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adjunctive

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Adjunctive

adjudicators
adjudicatory
adjudicatrices
adjudicatrix
adjudicature
adjudicatures
adjugate
adjugated
adjugates
adjugating
adjument
adjuments
adjunct
adjunction
adjunctions
adjunctive (current term)
adjunctively
adjunctiveness
adjunctives
adjunctivity
adjunctly
adjuncts
adjuration
adjurations
adjuratory
adjure
adjured
adjurer
adjurers
adjures

Literary usage of Adjunctive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Treatment Of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline by Nancy Bergstrom (1997)
"adjunctive Therapies The roles of several adjunctive therapies in enhancing ... At this time, electrical stimulation is the only adjunctive therapy with ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"The therapy for those with chronic or relapsing disease should always include the adjunctive reinforcement of these simple, efficacious, and cost- effective ..."

3. Special Bulletin by New York (State). Dept. of Labor (1920)
"20, p. 373, April 4, 1919; — App. Div. —, reversed on extra-territorial grounds, Nov. 21, 1919. 2. SUBSIDIARY OR adjunctive WORK ..."

4. Burnz' Phonic Shorthand, for Schools, Business Writing and Reporting by Eliza Boardman Burnz (1901)
"The adjunctive signs are used with a word power as follows : 1st. TICK AND HALF-CIRCLE SIGNS.—The slanting tick for the can be attached finally to any stem ..."

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