Definitions for: Conjunctive


[n] an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
[adj] serving or tending to connect
[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"



Webster (1913) 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.

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

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