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Meaning of CONJUNCTIVE

Pronunciation:  kun'jungktiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
  2. [adj]  serving or tending to connect
  3. [adj]  involving the joint activity of two or more; "the attack was met by the combined strength of two divisions"; "concerted action"; "the conjunct influence of fire and strong dring"; "the conjunctive focus of political opposition"; "a cooperative effort"; "a united effort"; "joint military activities"
 

CONJUNCTIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: combined, concerted, conjunct, conjunction, connecting, connective, connective, cooperative, copulative, joint, united
 
 Antonyms: disjunctive
 
 See Also: closed-class word, coordinating conjunction, function word, subordinate conjunction, subordinating conjunction

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*junc"tive\, a. [L. conjunctivus.]
1. Serving to unite; connecting together.

2. Closely united. [Obs.] --Shak.

{Conjunctive mood} (Gram.), the mood which follows a
   conjunction or expresses contingency; the subjunctive
   mood.

{Conjunctive tissue} (Anat.), the tissue found in nearly all
   parts of most animals. It yields gelatin on boiling, and
   consists of vriously arranged fibers which are imbedded
   protoplasmic cells, or corpuscles; -- called also
   {cellular tissue} and {connective tissue}. Adipose or
   fatty tissue is one of its many forms, and cartilage and
   bone are sometimes included by the phrase.

 

 

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