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Synonyms for adjunctˈædʒ ʌŋkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adjunct(noun)

    something added to another thing but not an essential part of it

    unsupportive, dominant

  2. adjunct(noun)

    a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another

    unsupportive, dominant

  3. adjunct(adj)

    a construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence

    dominant, unsupportive

  4. accessory, adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary(adj)

    furnishing added support

    "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other"

    supplementary, accessary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary, supplemental, adjunct, accessory, assistant, ancillary, subsidiary

    dominant, unsupportive

  5. adjunct, assistant(adj)

    of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another

    assistant, accessory, auxiliary, adjuvant, appurtenant, ancillary, adjunct

    dominant, unsupportive

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adjunct

    An adjunct (something joined to) constitutes no real part of the thing or system to which it is joined, tho perhaps a valuable addition; an appendage is commonly a real, tho not an essential or necessary part of that with which it is connected; an appurtenance belongs subordinately to something by which it is employed, especially as an instrument to accomplish some purpose. A horse's tail is at once an ornamental appendage and a useful appurtenance; we could not call it an adjunct, tho we might use that word of his iron shoes. An attachment in machinery is some mechanism that can be brought into optional connection with the principal movement; a hemmer is a valuable attachment of a sewing-machine. An extension, as of a railroad or of a franchise, carries out further something already existing. We add an appendix to a book, to contain names, dates, lists, etc., which would encumber the text; we add a supplement to supply omissions, as, for instance, to bring it up to date. An appendix may be called an addendum; but addendum may be used of a brief note, which would not be dignified by the name of appendix; such notes are often grouped as addenda. An addition might be matter interwoven in the body of the work, an index, plates, editorial notes, etc., which might be valuable additions, but not within the meaning of appendix or supplement. Compare ACCESSORY; AUXILIARY.

    accessory, accompaniment, addendum, addition, appendage, appendix, appurtenance, attachment, auxiliary, concomitant, extension, supplement

    main body, original, total, whole

    That which is thought of as added we call an appendage to; that which is looked upon as an integral part is called an appendage of.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adjunct(n.)

    addition, appendage, appurtenance, dependency, attachment, addendum, something added

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

auxiliary, assistant, adjuvant, deputy, ancillary, complement, supplement, snap-in, auxiliaries

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