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conjugation | conjugational | conjugial | conjugium | conjunct | conjunction | conjunctional | conjunctiva | conjunctival | conjunctival layer of bulb | conjunctival layer of eyelids

conjunction

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Noun
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con=junc=tion
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

conjunctionn. [L. conjunctio: cf. F. conjunction. See Conjoin.].
  •  The act of conjoining, or the state of being conjoined, united, or associated; union; association; league.  [1913 Webster]
    "He will unite the white rose and the red:
    Smille heaven upon his fair conjunction.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Man can effect no great matter by his personal strength but as he acts in society and conjunction with others."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The meeting of two or more stars or planets in the same degree of the zodiac; as, the conjunction of the moon with the sun, or of Jupiter and Saturn. See the Note under Aspect, n., 6.  [1913 Webster]
    " Heavenly bodies are said to be in conjunction when they are seen in the same part of the heavens, or have the same longitude or right ascension. The inferior conjunction of an inferior planet is its position when in conjunction on the same side of the sun with the earth; the superior conjunction of a planet is its position when on the side of the sun most distant from the earth."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A connective or connecting word; an indeclinable word which serves to join together sentences, clauses of a sentence, or words; as, and, but, if.  [1913 Webster]
    "Though all conjunctions conjoin sentences, yet, with respect to the sense, some are conjunctive and some disjunctive."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

conjunction, n.
1 a the action of joining; the condition of being joined. b an instance of this.
2 Gram. a word used to connect clauses or sentences or words in the same clause (e.g. and, but, if).
3 a a combination (of events or circumstances). b a number of associated persons or things.
4 Astron. & Astrol. the alignment of two bodies in the solar system so that they have the same longitude as seen from the earth.

Idiom
in conjunction with together with.
Derivative
conjunctional adj.
Etymology
ME f. OF conjonction f. L conjunctio -onis (as conjunct)

THESAURUS

conjunction

Anschluss, abutment, abuttal, accompaniment, accordance, addition, adjacency, adjectival, adjective, adjoiningness, adverb, adverbial, adversative conjunction, affiliation, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, agreement, alliance, amalgamation, apposition, appulse, articulation, assimilation, association, attributive, blend, blending, bond, bracketing, cabal, cahoots, cartel, centralization, clustering, co-working, coaction, coalescence, coalition, coincidence, collaboration, collectivity, collusion, combination, combine, combined effort, combo, communication, composition, concatenation, concert, concerted action, concomitance, concordance, concourse, concurrence, confederacy, confederation, confluence, congeries, conglomeration, conjugation, conjunctive adverb, connection, consilience, consolidation, conspiracy, conterminousness, contiguity, convergence, cooperation, coordinating conjunction, copulation, copulative, copulative conjunction, correlative conjunction, correspondence, coterminousness, coupling, disjunctive, disjunctive conjunction, ecumenism, embodiment, encompassment, enosis, exclamatory noun, federalization, federation, form class, form word, function class, fusion, gathering, gerundive, hookup, inclusion, incorporation, integration, intercommunication, intercourse, interjection, interlinking, joinder, joining, jointure, junction, junta, juxtaposition, knotting, league, liaison, linkage, linking, marriage, meeting, meld, melding, merger, merging, package, package deal, pairing, parasitism, part of speech, participle, particle, partnership, past participle, perfect participle, perigee, perihelion, preposition, present participle, saprophytism, simultaneity, solidification, splice, subordinating conjunction, symbiosis, synchronism, syncretism, syndication, syneresis, synergy, synthesis, syzygy, tie, tie-in, tie-up, unification, union, united action, verbal adjective, wedding, yoking

ROGET THESAURUS

conjunction

Junction

N junction, joining, joinder, union connection, conjunction, conjugation, annexion, annexation, annexment, astriction, attachment, compagination, vincture, ligation, alligation, accouplement, marriage infibulation, inosculation, symphysis, anastomosis, confluence, communication, concatenation, meeting, reunion, assemblage, coition, copulation, sex, sexual congress, sexual conjunction, sexual intercourse, love-making, joint, joining, juncture, pivot, hinge, articulation, commissure, seam, gore, gusset, suture, stitch, link, miter mortise, closeness, tightness coherence, combination, annexationist, joined, joint, conjoint, conjunct, corporate, compact, hand in hand, firm, fast, close, tight, taut, taught, secure, set, intervolved, inseparable, indissoluble, insecable, severable, jointly, in conjunction with, fast, firmly intimately, tria juncta in uno.


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