Noun Adjunct Definition and Examples



((n.) Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it.|--|(n.) A person joined to another in some duty or service; a colleague; an associate.|--|(n.) A word or words added to quality or amplify the force of other words; as, the History of the American Revolution, where the words in italics are the adjunct or adjuncts of "History."|--|(n.) A quality or property of the body or the mind, whether natural or acquired; as, color, in the body, judgment in the mind.|--|(n.) A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key. [R.] See Attendant keys, under Attendant, a.|--|)


1. something added to another thing but not essential to it.

2. a person associated with lesser status, rank, authority, etc., in some duty or service; assistant.

3. a person working at an institution, as a college or university, without having full or permanent status: My lawyer works two nights a week as an adjunct, teaching business law at the college.

4. Grammar. a modifying form, word, or phrase depending on some other form, word, or phrase, especially an element of clause structure with adverbial function. adjective

5. joined or associated, especially in an auxiliary or subordinate relationship.

6. attached or belonging without full or permanent status: an adjunct surgeon on the hospital staff.


"adjuncts can be to thrombolysises."
"adjuncts can be to things."
"adjuncts can be to offices."
"adjuncts can be to activities."
"adjuncts can be in positions."
"adjuncts can be to policies."
"adjuncts can be to pipelines."
"adjuncts can be to people/places/organizations."
"adjuncts can be to orders."
"adjuncts can be to networks."
"adjuncts can be to methods."
"adjuncts can be to anesthesias."
"movements can have adjuncts."
"adjuncts can be with infinitives."
"adjuncts can be to works."
"adjuncts can be to verbs."
"adjuncts can be to treatments."
"adjuncts can be to themes."
"adjuncts can be to televisings."
"adjuncts can be to teachings."

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