Definition of In apposition

1. Adverb. In an appositive manner. "This adjective is used appositively"

Exact synonyms: Appositively
Partainyms: Appositive



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Lexicographical Neighbors of In Apposition

in all likelihood
in all my born days
in all one's glory
in all probability
in altissimo
in an arch manner
in an editorial
in an elaborate way
in and an
in and of itself
in antis
in any case
in any event
in any way, shape, or form
in apposition (current term)
in arrears
in at the deep end
in attendance(p)
in awe of
in back of
in ballast
in ballast condition
in baulk
in bed with
in behalf of
in bend
in between
in black and white

Literary usage of In apposition

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

1. The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of by Goold Brown (1861)
"A noun is sometimes put in apposition to n sentence ; as, t( Ha permitted me to consult his library—a kindness which I shall not forget."— УГ. Allen. ..."

2. The Grammar of English Grammars: With an Introduction, Historical and by Goold Brown (1858)
"Are words in apposition always to bo parsed separately? 14. ... Why cannot two nouns, each having tho possessive sign, be put in apposition with each other? ..."

3. An Analytical and Practical Grammar of the English Language: Revised by Peter Bullions (1867)
"The word annexed is said to be in apposition with the other, and is added to express ... A substantive predicated of another is not in apposition with it, ..."

4. Ethiopic Grammar by August Dillmann, Carl Bezold (1907)
"Finally, when a Substantive or an Adjective is placed in apposition to a Suffix Pronoun, it is introduced by A, c. r/. A/f" « Aft^T'l' "to me, the righteous ..."

5. The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of by Goold Brown, Henry Kiddle (1873)
"In like manner, a noun without the possessive sign, is sometimes pnt in apposition with a pronoun of the possessive case; as, " Аз an author, ..."

6. A Grammar of the Latin Language: For the Use of Schools and Colleges by Ethan Allen Andrews, Solomon Stoddard (1872)
"A noun in apposition, like an adjective used as an epithet, ($ 205, ... A noun may be in apposition to two or more nouns, and, in such case, ..."

7. The Institutes of English Grammar Methodically Arranged: With Forms of by Goold Brown, Henry Kiddle (1873)
"In like manner, a, noun without the possessive sign, is sometimes put in apposition with a pronoun of the possessive cose; as, " As an author, ..."

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