from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Serving to separate or divide.
- adj. Grammar Serving to establish a relationship of contrast or opposition. The conjunction but in the phrase poor but comfortable is disjunctive.
- adj. Logic Of a proposition that presents two or more alternative terms.
- adj. Logic Of a syllogism that contains a disjunction as one premise.
- n. Grammar A disjunctive conjunction.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not connected. Separated
- adj. Of a personal pronoun, not used in immediate conjunction with the verb of which the pronoun is the subject, examples:
- n. A disjunction.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Tending to disjoin; separating; disjoining.
- adj. Pertaining to disjunct tetrachords.
- n. A disjunctive conjunction.
- n. A disjunctive proposition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Serving or tending to disjoin; separating; dividing; distinguishing: as, a disjunctive conjunction.
- Incapable of joining or uniting.
- Comprising or marked by a disjunction or separation of parts.
- In music, pertaining to disjunct tetrachords: as, a disjunctive interval
- n. In grammar, a word that disjoins; a disjunctive conjunction, as or, nor, neither.
- n. In logic, a disjunctive proposition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. serving or tending to divide or separate
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