Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Joined together; united.
  • adjective Acting in association; combined.
  • adjective Music Of or relating to successive tones of the scale, moving step by step.
  • noun One that is in conjunction or association with another.
  • noun Logic One of the components of a conjunction.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Conjoined; conjoint; united; associated; concurrent.
  • noun A combination; an association; a union.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Archaic United; conjoined; concurrent.
  • adjective (Her.) Same as Conjoined.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun logic Either term of a conjunction
  • noun linguistics An adjunct that supplements a sentence with information, not considered to be an essential part of the propositional content, that connects the sentence with previous parts of the discourse, as "therefore" in "It was raining. Therefore, we didn't go swimming."
  • adjective conjoined
  • adjective acting together; collaborative

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

  • adjective bound in close association
  • adjective progressing melodically by intervals of a second
  • adjective involving the joint activity of two or more

Etymologies

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

[Middle English, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin conjunctus, past participle. See conjoin.

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  • An adverb with a chiefly connecting function; a conjunctive adverb

    July 26, 2007