Definitions

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

  • adj. Joined together; united.
  • adj. Acting in association; combined: "the conjunct . . . influences of fire and strong drink” ( Thomas Love Peacock).
  • adj. Music Of or relating to successive tones of the scale, moving step by step: conjunct motion; a conjunct melody.
  • n. One that is in conjunction or association with another.
  • n. Logic One of the components of a conjunction.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Either term of a conjunction
  • n. 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."
  • adj. conjoined
  • adj. acting together; collaborative

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. United; conjoined; concurrent.
  • adj. Same as Conjoined.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. bound in close association
  • adj. progressing melodically by intervals of a second
  • adj. 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