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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Joining; connective.
  • adj. Joined together; combined: the conjunctive focus of political opposition.
  • adj. Grammar Of, relating to, or being a conjunction.
  • adj. Grammar Serving to connect elements of meaning and construction within sentences, as and and since, or between sentences, as therefore.
  • n. Grammar A connective word, especially a conjunction or conjunctive adverb.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. relating to a conjunction
  • adj. of a personal pronoun, used only in immediate conjunction with the verb of which the pronoun is the subject, such as French je or Irish sé
  • adj. Subjunctive: inflected to indicate that an act or state of being is possible, contingent or hypothetical, and not a fact.
  • adj. of or relating to logical conjunction

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Serving to unite; connecting together.
  • adj. Closely united.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Closely connected or united.
  • Connecting; connective; uniting; serving to connect or unite.
  • n. In grammar, the conjunctive mode. See above.
  • n. In mathematics, the sum of rational integral functions, each affected by an arbitrary multiplier. The sum is said to be the conjunctive of the functions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. involving the joint activity of two or more
  • adj. serving or tending to connect
  • n. an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences

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