Meaning of CONJUNCTIVE in English

CONJUNCTIVE

— conjunctively , adv.

/keuhn jungk"tiv/ , adj.

1. serving to connect; connective: conjunctive tissue.

2. conjoined; joint: a conjunctive action.

3. Gram.

a. (of a mode) subjunctive.

b. (of a pronoun) conjunct.

c. of the nature of a conjunction.

d. (of an adverb) serving to connect two clauses or sentences, as however or furthermore.

4. Logic. characterizing propositions that are conjunctions.

n.

5. Gram. a conjunctive word; a conjunction.

[ 1400-50; late ME conjunctif conjunctivus. See CONJUNCT, -IVE ]

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