adhibit

transitive verb
ad·hib·it | \ad-ˈhi-bət\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of adhibit 

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

2 : affix adhibit a label

3 archaic : use, administer adhibit medicine

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Other Words from adhibit

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

First Known Use of adhibit

1542, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for adhibit

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

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