ad·​ject | \ ə-ˈjekt, a- \

Definition of adject

: to add or annex : join

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adjection \ ə-​ˈjek-​shən \ noun, plural -s archaic

First Known Use of adject

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adject

Middle English adjecten “to say in addition, attribute, annex,” borrowed from Latin adjectus, past participle of adjicere “to throw at, attach, contribute, add to (in speech or writing),” from ad- ad- + jacere “to throw”

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“Adject.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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