transitive verb ad·hib·it \ad-ˈhi-bət\

Definition of adhibit


  1. 1 :  to let in (as a person or thing) :  bring in

  2. 2 :  affix adhibit a label

  3. 3 archaic :  use, administer adhibit medicine


\ˌad-ə-ˈbi-shən, ˌad-hə-\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of adhibit

Latin adhibitus, past participle of adhibēre to bring to, summon, admit to consultation, apply, from ad- + -hibēre (from habēre to hold) — more at habit

First Known Use: 1542

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a brief usually trivial fact

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