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Definition of "conjunctive" []

  • Joining; connective. (adjective)
  • Joined together; combined: the conjunctive focus of political opposition. (adjective)
  • Grammar Of, relating to, or being a conjunction. (adjective)
  • Grammar Serving to connect elements of meaning and construction within sentences, as and and since, or between sentences, as therefore. (adjective)
  • Grammar A connective word, especially a conjunction or conjunctive adverb. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "conjunctive" in a sentence
  • "The term conjunctive use does not necessarily imply that the groundwater utilized originates from seepage from the surface supply in the area concerned, although it may often do so."
  • "Conjunctive Faith: Sometime around 35 or 40 or beyond some people undergo a change to what we call conjunctive faith, which is a kind of midlife way of being in faith."
  • "Publishers by Perskor and the right to use the Kagiso name conjunctive to publishing, printing and the printed media."